We have probably all have passed by neighborhoods where the air is noticeably dirty and noxious. What is it like to live in such places year-round? Toxic sites are largely located in poor and minority communities, who have little leverage or means to change their situation.
The Laudato Si’ ministry would like to invite you to view a short (5-minute) video produced by the Catholic Climate Covenant. In it we meet and hear from people in Camden, Baton Rouge, and Richmond, California who live in close proximity to major sources of toxic pollution.
Here’s the link: