“Environmental justice, online, on steroids“
IVAN (Identifying Violations Affecting Neighborhoods). Credit: Take-Part.com / A Planetshifter.com Re-post.
A coalition of activists and government agencies created a website where residents can upload photos, videos, and other evidence of environmental lawbreaking. The key to IVAN’s success, the report states, is bringing together environmental justice advocates and government officials, two groups that often have had an antagonistic relationship.