The Lack of Basic Sanitation in the United States is Solvable


Manage episode 286397501 series 2511003
By Pushkin Industries. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Catherine Coleman Flowers is the Founder and Director of the Center for Rural Enterprise and Environmental Justice. She was awarded a MacArthur Genius Grant in 2020 for her work researching and documenting America’s waste water failures.

Learn more:

Have you faced local sanitation issues in the US? We want to hear from you, The Guardian, 2021

Waste: One Woman's Fight Against America's Dirty Secret By Catherine Coleman Flowers

Catherine Coleman Flowers, Class of 2020, MacArthur Foundation

Biden Urged to Back Water Bill in Amid US Worst Crisis in Decades, The Guardian, 2021

The people suffering have to have a seat at the table, Southerly Dec. 2020

At Canaan’s Edge: America in the King Years, 1965-68 By Taylor Branch

Solvable's senior producer is Jocelyn Frank. Research and booking by Lisa Dunn.

Learn more about your ad-choices at

68 episodes