East Chicago, IN - Feb. 27, 2018 - A slag pile rises above the fenceline surrounding the U.S.S. Lead Superfund site in East Chicago.
 Fairmont City, IL - Feb. 23, 2018 - Local resident Josue Martinez (16) stands in front of a flooded lot across the street from the grounds of the old American Zinc plant, which is now designated as a Superfund site by the EPA.
 East Chicago, IN - Feb. 26, 2018 - Oil storage tanks loom over residential buildings in the New Addition neighborhood of East Chicago.
 Fairmont City, IL - Feb. 22, 2018 - Small crosses on the edge of a small trailer park, located across the street from the grounds of the old American Zinc plant, which is now designated as a Superfund site by the EPA,
 Fairmont City, IL - Feb. 22, 2018 - Chemical Drive, across the street from the grounds of the old American Zinc plant, which is now designated as a Superfund site by the EPA.
 Fairmont City, IL - Feb. 22, 2018 - Documents pertaining to the EPA's designation of the old American Zinc plant as a Superfund site are stored at the local library.
 East Chicago, IN - Feb. 26, 2018 - Alex Watkins stands in a small park near her childhood home in Zone 3 of the designated U.S.S. Lead Superfund site.
 East Chicago, IN - Feb. 26, 2018 - Oil-covered trash floats atop absorbent booms and tissue intended to trap industrial waste on the surface of a discharge outlet before it enters the Grand Calumet River.
 East Chicago, IN - Feb. 26, 2018 - A soil sample taken from the perimeter of the American Zinc Superfund site in Fairmont City, IL.
 East Chicago, IN - Feb. 27, 2018 - Nelson Rebolorio (38, right) sits with his wife Dulce (38), son Nelson, Jr. (7), and daughters Lissette (12) and Mangy (4) in the living room of their home in Marktown, a historic district of East Chicago. The family moved to the area in 2016 and has suffered chronic health problems since their arrival. They keep several backpacks ready as an evacuation kit in case of an accident at the nearby tar sands oil refinery.
 East Chicago, IN - Feb. 27, 2018 - Oil storage tanks loom over a restaurant on West Columbus Drive in East Chicago.
 East Chicago, IN - Feb. 28, 2018 - Devin Crymes (61) stands with his son James Boyd (36) and grandchildren Jania Boyd (10) and James Lee Boyd (4) in front of his house on Alexander Avenue, located in Zone 2 of the U.S.S. Lead Superfund site in East Chicago.
 East Chicago, IN - Feb. 27, 2018 - Nelson Rebolorio (7) and his sister Lissette (12) walk their dog Daisy in Marktown, a historic district of East Chicago. Their family moved to the area in 2016 and has suffered chronic health problems. They keep several backpacks ready as an evacuation kit in case of an accident at the nearby tar sands oil refinery.
 East Chicago, IN - Feb. 27, 2018 - Oil storage tanks loom across the street from Tod Park in downtown East Chicago.
 East Chicago, IL - Feb. 24, 2018 - We the People for East Chicago, a community organization working to mobilize against the pollution in East Chicago, meets in the basement floor of the public library.
 East Chicago, IN - Feb. 27, 2018 - Sherry Hunter of Calumet Lives Matter, a community organizing group, stands in front of abandoned residences in the West Calumet Housing development where she once lived. The site is now designated as Zone 1 of the U.S.S. Lead Superfund site in East Chicago.
 Fairmont City, IL - Feb. 22, 2018 - Birds fly overhead near the grounds of the old American Zinc plant, which is now designated as a Superfund site by the EPA,
 East Chicago, IN - Feb. 27, 2018 - Oil storage tanks loom over residential buildings in East Chicago.
 Fairmont City, IL - Feb. 22, 2018 - An altar in the yard of a home in downtown Fairmont City.
 East Chicago, IN - Feb. 26, 2018 - Thomas Frank, a community activist who works with the East Chicago Community Strategy Group, stands in front of storage tanks on the Buckeye Pipeline property in the New Addition district of East Chicago. Frank describes the community group as an "un-bought, un-bossed and an un-parralleled community-driven group for Environmental Justice in East Chicago, Indiana, and the region".
 East Chicago, IN - Feb. 28, 2018 - Dilapidated and abandoned houses on McCook Street  in Zone 2 of the designated U.S.S. Lead Superfund site.
 Fairmont City, IL - Feb. 22, 2018 - A slag pile on the grounds of the old American Zinc plant, which is now designated as a Superfund site by the EPA.
 East Chicago, IN - Feb. 27, 2018 - A slag pile rises above the fenceline surrounding the U.S.S. Lead Superfund site in East Chicago.
East Chicago, IN - Feb. 27, 2018 - A slag pile rises above the fenceline surrounding the U.S.S. Lead Superfund site in East Chicago.
 Fairmont City, IL - Feb. 23, 2018 - Local resident Josue Martinez (16) stands in front of a flooded lot across the street from the grounds of the old American Zinc plant, which is now designated as a Superfund site by the EPA.
Fairmont City, IL - Feb. 23, 2018 - Local resident Josue Martinez (16) stands in front of a flooded lot across the street from the grounds of the old American Zinc plant, which is now designated as a Superfund site by the EPA.
 East Chicago, IN - Feb. 26, 2018 - Oil storage tanks loom over residential buildings in the New Addition neighborhood of East Chicago.
East Chicago, IN - Feb. 26, 2018 - Oil storage tanks loom over residential buildings in the New Addition neighborhood of East Chicago.
 Fairmont City, IL - Feb. 22, 2018 - Small crosses on the edge of a small trailer park, located across the street from the grounds of the old American Zinc plant, which is now designated as a Superfund site by the EPA,
Fairmont City, IL - Feb. 22, 2018 - Small crosses on the edge of a small trailer park, located across the street from the grounds of the old American Zinc plant, which is now designated as a Superfund site by the EPA,
 Fairmont City, IL - Feb. 22, 2018 - Chemical Drive, across the street from the grounds of the old American Zinc plant, which is now designated as a Superfund site by the EPA.
Fairmont City, IL - Feb. 22, 2018 - Chemical Drive, across the street from the grounds of the old American Zinc plant, which is now designated as a Superfund site by the EPA.
 Fairmont City, IL - Feb. 22, 2018 - Documents pertaining to the EPA's designation of the old American Zinc plant as a Superfund site are stored at the local library.
Fairmont City, IL - Feb. 22, 2018 - Documents pertaining to the EPA's designation of the old American Zinc plant as a Superfund site are stored at the local library.
 East Chicago, IN - Feb. 26, 2018 - Alex Watkins stands in a small park near her childhood home in Zone 3 of the designated U.S.S. Lead Superfund site.
East Chicago, IN - Feb. 26, 2018 - Alex Watkins stands in a small park near her childhood home in Zone 3 of the designated U.S.S. Lead Superfund site.
 East Chicago, IN - Feb. 26, 2018 - Oil-covered trash floats atop absorbent booms and tissue intended to trap industrial waste on the surface of a discharge outlet before it enters the Grand Calumet River.
East Chicago, IN - Feb. 26, 2018 - Oil-covered trash floats atop absorbent booms and tissue intended to trap industrial waste on the surface of a discharge outlet before it enters the Grand Calumet River.
 East Chicago, IN - Feb. 26, 2018 - A soil sample taken from the perimeter of the American Zinc Superfund site in Fairmont City, IL.
East Chicago, IN - Feb. 26, 2018 - A soil sample taken from the perimeter of the American Zinc Superfund site in Fairmont City, IL.
 East Chicago, IN - Feb. 27, 2018 - Nelson Rebolorio (38, right) sits with his wife Dulce (38), son Nelson, Jr. (7), and daughters Lissette (12) and Mangy (4) in the living room of their home in Marktown, a historic district of East Chicago. The family moved to the area in 2016 and has suffered chronic health problems since their arrival. They keep several backpacks ready as an evacuation kit in case of an accident at the nearby tar sands oil refinery.
East Chicago, IN - Feb. 27, 2018 - Nelson Rebolorio (38, right) sits with his wife Dulce (38), son Nelson, Jr. (7), and daughters Lissette (12) and Mangy (4) in the living room of their home in Marktown, a historic district of East Chicago. The family moved to the area in 2016 and has suffered chronic health problems since their arrival. They keep several backpacks ready as an evacuation kit in case of an accident at the nearby tar sands oil refinery.
 East Chicago, IN - Feb. 27, 2018 - Oil storage tanks loom over a restaurant on West Columbus Drive in East Chicago.
East Chicago, IN - Feb. 27, 2018 - Oil storage tanks loom over a restaurant on West Columbus Drive in East Chicago.
 East Chicago, IN - Feb. 28, 2018 - Devin Crymes (61) stands with his son James Boyd (36) and grandchildren Jania Boyd (10) and James Lee Boyd (4) in front of his house on Alexander Avenue, located in Zone 2 of the U.S.S. Lead Superfund site in East Chicago.
East Chicago, IN - Feb. 28, 2018 - Devin Crymes (61) stands with his son James Boyd (36) and grandchildren Jania Boyd (10) and James Lee Boyd (4) in front of his house on Alexander Avenue, located in Zone 2 of the U.S.S. Lead Superfund site in East Chicago.
 East Chicago, IN - Feb. 27, 2018 - Nelson Rebolorio (7) and his sister Lissette (12) walk their dog Daisy in Marktown, a historic district of East Chicago. Their family moved to the area in 2016 and has suffered chronic health problems. They keep several backpacks ready as an evacuation kit in case of an accident at the nearby tar sands oil refinery.
East Chicago, IN - Feb. 27, 2018 - Nelson Rebolorio (7) and his sister Lissette (12) walk their dog Daisy in Marktown, a historic district of East Chicago. Their family moved to the area in 2016 and has suffered chronic health problems. They keep several backpacks ready as an evacuation kit in case of an accident at the nearby tar sands oil refinery.
 East Chicago, IN - Feb. 27, 2018 - Oil storage tanks loom across the street from Tod Park in downtown East Chicago.
East Chicago, IN - Feb. 27, 2018 - Oil storage tanks loom across the street from Tod Park in downtown East Chicago.
 East Chicago, IL - Feb. 24, 2018 - We the People for East Chicago, a community organization working to mobilize against the pollution in East Chicago, meets in the basement floor of the public library.
East Chicago, IL - Feb. 24, 2018 - We the People for East Chicago, a community organization working to mobilize against the pollution in East Chicago, meets in the basement floor of the public library.
 East Chicago, IN - Feb. 27, 2018 - Sherry Hunter of Calumet Lives Matter, a community organizing group, stands in front of abandoned residences in the West Calumet Housing development where she once lived. The site is now designated as Zone 1 of the U.S.S. Lead Superfund site in East Chicago.
East Chicago, IN - Feb. 27, 2018 - Sherry Hunter of Calumet Lives Matter, a community organizing group, stands in front of abandoned residences in the West Calumet Housing development where she once lived. The site is now designated as Zone 1 of the U.S.S. Lead Superfund site in East Chicago.
 Fairmont City, IL - Feb. 22, 2018 - Birds fly overhead near the grounds of the old American Zinc plant, which is now designated as a Superfund site by the EPA,
Fairmont City, IL - Feb. 22, 2018 - Birds fly overhead near the grounds of the old American Zinc plant, which is now designated as a Superfund site by the EPA,
 East Chicago, IN - Feb. 27, 2018 - Oil storage tanks loom over residential buildings in East Chicago.
East Chicago, IN - Feb. 27, 2018 - Oil storage tanks loom over residential buildings in East Chicago.
 Fairmont City, IL - Feb. 22, 2018 - An altar in the yard of a home in downtown Fairmont City.
Fairmont City, IL - Feb. 22, 2018 - An altar in the yard of a home in downtown Fairmont City.
 East Chicago, IN - Feb. 26, 2018 - Thomas Frank, a community activist who works with the East Chicago Community Strategy Group, stands in front of storage tanks on the Buckeye Pipeline property in the New Addition district of East Chicago. Frank describes the community group as an "un-bought, un-bossed and an un-parralleled community-driven group for Environmental Justice in East Chicago, Indiana, and the region".
East Chicago, IN - Feb. 26, 2018 - Thomas Frank, a community activist who works with the East Chicago Community Strategy Group, stands in front of storage tanks on the Buckeye Pipeline property in the New Addition district of East Chicago. Frank describes the community group as an "un-bought, un-bossed and an un-parralleled community-driven group for Environmental Justice in East Chicago, Indiana, and the region".
 East Chicago, IN - Feb. 28, 2018 - Dilapidated and abandoned houses on McCook Street  in Zone 2 of the designated U.S.S. Lead Superfund site.
East Chicago, IN - Feb. 28, 2018 - Dilapidated and abandoned houses on McCook Street in Zone 2 of the designated U.S.S. Lead Superfund site.
 Fairmont City, IL - Feb. 22, 2018 - A slag pile on the grounds of the old American Zinc plant, which is now designated as a Superfund site by the EPA.
Fairmont City, IL - Feb. 22, 2018 - A slag pile on the grounds of the old American Zinc plant, which is now designated as a Superfund site by the EPA.
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