In Ohio, local advocacy groups are using low-cost sensors to gather information.
In Akron, Ohio, toxic exposures to benzene and asbestos made people sick and cut lives short.
In Uniontown, Ohio, outside of Akron, residents and officials have clashed over cleanup of the Industrial Excess Landfill.
In May, the failure of the Edenville and Sanford dams—resulting from negligence and ineffective regulation—threatened to wash away more than just buildings.
The future of the Calumet/south Chicago region will have to contend with its infrastructure and layered history.