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One Planet: A Toxic Disaster -- Sea Level Rise & Superfund Sites


On this edition of Your Call's One Planet series, we're discussing the impacts of sea level rise and extreme coastal flooding on communities of color and low-income residents living near hundreds of hazardous waste sites in the US.


Dr. Jacob Carter, research scientist for the Center for Science and Democracy at the Union of Concerned Scientists

Web Resources:

The Union of Concerned Scientists: Extreme Floods and Superfund Sites: A Pending Disaster for Underserved Communities

National Geographic: How Close Are You To A Superfund Site? 

Rose Aguilar has been the host of Your Call since 2006. She became a regular media roundtable guest in 2001. In 2019, the San Francisco Press Club named Your Call the best public affairs program. In 2017, The Nation named it the most valuable local radio show.