Center for Environmental Reporting

living lead calumet lives matter ropeik smallToday we’re concluding the previews of our podcast Living Downstream. Producers Annie Ropeik and Nicholas Janzen bring us the story of a public housing project in East Chicago, Indiana.

It was built on a lead-and-arsenic polluted Superfund site. Residents like Keisha Daniels were left in limbo after the projects were shuttered.

Living Downstream at NPR One

Hear the whole story, "Living with Lead" on our website.

(photo: Calumet Lives Matter president Sherry Hunter, (L.) sports her group's signature shirt at the independent Community Strategy Group's Calumet Day table with Rev. Cheryl Rivera. Photo credit: Annie Ropeik for Indiana Public Broadcasting Stations)

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