Chicago is launching a new environmental impact study to examine the effects of pollution on residents. The announcement was made in Pilsen last week, just before hundreds of people gathered in front of a local scrap metal company to bring awareness to environmental justice.
Reset talks to three local advocates for more on this issue.
GUESTS: Theresa Reyes McNamara, member of the Southwest Environmental Alliance
Troy Hernandez, coordinating committee member at Pilsen Environmental Rights and Reform Organization (P.E.R.R.O.)
Mary Gonzales, chairperson of the Social Justice Committee at St. Paul Catholic Church