Prison Ecology Project

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Join the Prison Ecology movement
Join us in addressing the problems that arise at the intersection of mass incarceration and environmental degradation.
Tell Congress: Even the DOJ Doesn't Want Another Toxic Prison in Appalachia
This action will send a letter to your representatives in Congress who could take a stand to save taxpayers $444 million dollars by respecting the Department of Justice (DOJ) position on not building this prison. It will also add your name on a new comment to the BOP for the latest version of...
Even the DOJ Doesn't Want Another Toxic Prison in Appalachia
The Department of Justice agrees: We don't need the Letcher prison--------------------------------------------------------------------In August of this year the DOJ, which controls to Bureau of Prisons (BOP), retracted its request for funds to build this prison in Ken...
Tell the EPA that Prisoners Deserve Environmental Justice
There are about 2.4 million people who live in the United States but are effectively ignored by the Environmental Protection Agency. How is this possible? They live in prisons.It is appalling that our government is exempting millions of people from basic environmental and health safeg...
No New Capitol Prison in "District 12"
The Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) has proposed to build a new facility located in the mountains of eastern Kentucky—the actual region used as the model for "District 12" in The Hunger Games trilogy, showing that The Capito...