Source: National Geographic

Death by Zip Code

Tim Samuels travels to Ashurst Bar, Alabama to see the effects of a hazardous waste dump on the low-income families living nearby. LDF, alongside Earthjustice, represents the Ashurst Bar/Smith Community Organization (ABSCO) in its Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 administrative complaint against the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM). The Title VI complaint was filed in 2003 with the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Civil Rights (OCR).