Prison Ecology Project

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No More Toxic Prisons! Environmental Justice for Appalachia!!
A 45-day public comment period for opposing the federal prison plan on a toxic coal mine site in Letcher County, Kentucky is OPEN AGAIN! You can send a letter to the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) right now stating your opposition to this project. Click "Start Writing" at the right or...
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...