Expanding opportunities in America’s cities

Louisiana Bucket Brigade

New Orleans
$130,000

Awarded

Awarded:
2010

The environmental health and justice organization works with communities, regulatory agencies, and industry to reduce toxic pollution from oil refineries, chemical plants, and other hazardous sites. This two-year grant supports the Brigade’s Istrouma Health Partnership, which is conducting a cumulative health-impact assessment of toxic emissions in Istrouma, a vulnerable community located adjacent to a petrochemical complex.