Environmental Justice Advocates Question Houston’s Recycling Plan (Texas Tribune)

Photo Courtesy of Texas Tribune

Photo Courtesy of Texas Tribune

By Neena Satija

The McCarty Road Landfill is an unwelcome mountain in this flat city: The giant mound covered by sand and grass towers over the Settegast neighborhood of northeast Houston.

“It’s the tallest man-made structure in this area, hands down,” Robert D. Bullard, the dean of the school of public affairs at Texas Southern University, said as he drove through the rundown houses and vacant lots in the mostly low-income, minority neighborhood that surrounds the landfill.

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