Hurricane Maria shattered all past U.S. rainfall records and forced hundreds of thousands of people to evacuate their homes in the Houston area. The storm also caused massive environmental and public health impacts. Houston, known as the “Petro Metro, is home to the country’s largest refining and petrochemical complex.
As the floodwater receded over Labor Day weekend, we spoke with Dr. Robert Bullard, known as the founder of the environmental justice movement, about who stands to profit from the relief effort, and who may not.


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