In the fall 2016 semester, I will be teaching Environment and Health (SOCI 335), which examines how sociologists help to illuminate the relationship between environmental burdens and human health.  How communities mobilize around these issues is a very important component of the course.  Here’s a current example of incredible importance in St Louis, and helps to raise many questions that we try to answer in the class:

St. Louis is on the brink of crisis.A massive underground trash fire is burning perilously close to homes — and toxic nuclear waste.So why isn’t the EPA doing anything? #MicCheckNow

Posted by Mic on Thursday, February 18, 2016

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