Julie Dermansky

About

Julie Dermansky is a multimedia reporter and artist based in New Orleans. She is an affiliate scholar at Rutgers University’s Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights. Visit her website at www.jsdart.com.

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Ironton residents blame environmental racism for Hurricane Ida's catastrophic damage to their historic Black community.

Ironton residents blame environmental racism for Hurricane Ida's catastrophic damage to their historic Black community.
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Tribes face devastating circumstances and little government assistance more than a week after the Category 4 hurricane pummeled their homes.

Tribes face devastating circumstances and little government assistance more than a week after the Category 4 hurricane pummeled their homes.
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From pulverized homes and flooded cemeteries to oil slicks and toppled boats, the damage from this Category 4 storm is widespread in Louisiana.

From pulverized homes and flooded cemeteries to oil slicks and toppled boats, the damage from this Category 4 storm is widespread in Louisiana.
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Despite widespread destruction, the surging pandemic, toxic air, and racial inequality, members of the Concerned Citizens of St. John plan to rebuild.

Despite widespread destruction, the surging pandemic, toxic air, and racial inequality, members of the Concerned Citizens of St. John plan to rebuild.
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Photos from around the plant show how vulnerable fossil fuel facilities are to extreme weather on the Gulf Coast and how that may compound the pollution for their neighbors in Cancer Alley.

Photos from around the plant show how vulnerable fossil fuel facilities are to extreme weather on the Gulf Coast and how that may compound the pollution for their neighbors in Cancer Alley.
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Misinformation about the pandemic continues to pepper right-wing politicians’ talking points as the number of unvaccinated overcome by the virus fill the state’s hospital beds.

Misinformation about the pandemic continues to pepper right-wing politicians’ talking points as the number of unvaccinated overcome by the virus fill the state’s hospital beds.
Series: COVIDeniers
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Louisiana Regulators jockey to take the reins from the EPA for the authority to permit injection wells that will store CO2 deep underground. Opponents say not so fast.

Louisiana Regulators jockey to take the reins from the EPA for the authority to permit injection wells that will store CO2 deep underground. Opponents say not so fast.
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Questions about Louisiana’s plan to save its eroding coast rattle the agency spearheading them.

Questions about Louisiana’s plan to save its eroding coast rattle the agency spearheading them.
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A Louisiana Cancer Alley community group responded by petitioning the EPA to take emergency action to reduce carcinogenic emissions.

A Louisiana Cancer Alley community group responded by petitioning the EPA to take emergency action to reduce carcinogenic emissions.
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Can states be trusted to tackle the nation’s orphaned oil and gas well problem with federal funds?

Can states be trusted to tackle the nation’s orphaned oil and gas well problem with federal funds?
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Ironton residents blame environmental racism for Hurricane Ida's catastrophic damage to their historic Black community.

Ironton residents blame environmental racism for Hurricane Ida's catastrophic damage to their historic Black community.
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Tribes face devastating circumstances and little government assistance more than a week after the Category 4 hurricane pummeled their homes.

Tribes face devastating circumstances and little government assistance more than a week after the Category 4 hurricane pummeled their homes.
on

From pulverized homes and flooded cemeteries to oil slicks and toppled boats, the damage from this Category 4 storm is widespread in Louisiana.

From pulverized homes and flooded cemeteries to oil slicks and toppled boats, the damage from this Category 4 storm is widespread in Louisiana.
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Despite widespread destruction, the surging pandemic, toxic air, and racial inequality, members of the Concerned Citizens of St. John plan to rebuild.

Despite widespread destruction, the surging pandemic, toxic air, and racial inequality, members of the Concerned Citizens of St. John plan to rebuild.
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Photos from around the plant show how vulnerable fossil fuel facilities are to extreme weather on the Gulf Coast and how that may compound the pollution for their neighbors in Cancer Alley.

Photos from around the plant show how vulnerable fossil fuel facilities are to extreme weather on the Gulf Coast and how that may compound the pollution for their neighbors in Cancer Alley.
on

Misinformation about the pandemic continues to pepper right-wing politicians’ talking points as the number of unvaccinated overcome by the virus fill the state’s hospital beds.

Misinformation about the pandemic continues to pepper right-wing politicians’ talking points as the number of unvaccinated overcome by the virus fill the state’s hospital beds.
Series: COVIDeniers
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Louisiana Regulators jockey to take the reins from the EPA for the authority to permit injection wells that will store CO2 deep underground. Opponents say not so fast.

Louisiana Regulators jockey to take the reins from the EPA for the authority to permit injection wells that will store CO2 deep underground. Opponents say not so fast.
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Questions about Louisiana’s plan to save its eroding coast rattle the agency spearheading them.

Questions about Louisiana’s plan to save its eroding coast rattle the agency spearheading them.
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A Louisiana Cancer Alley community group responded by petitioning the EPA to take emergency action to reduce carcinogenic emissions.

A Louisiana Cancer Alley community group responded by petitioning the EPA to take emergency action to reduce carcinogenic emissions.
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Can states be trusted to tackle the nation’s orphaned oil and gas well problem with federal funds?

Can states be trusted to tackle the nation’s orphaned oil and gas well problem with federal funds?