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Tags Massive sewage spills into Washington State’s Skykomish River by the Monroe Correctional Complex

Tag: massive sewage spills into Washington State’s Skykomish River by the Monroe Correctional Complex

Incarceration, justice and the planet

Prisons inspire little in terms of natural wonder. But prisoners, one could assume, must have little concern for the flowers or for otherwise pressing environmental issues. With all the social quandaries present in their lives – walls of solitude, the loss of basic human rights – pollution, climate change and healthy ecosystems must seem so distantly important: an issue for the free. In actuality, prisoners are on the frontlines of the environmental movement.
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