Neighborhood studies next step against cancer-causing chemical

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 03, 2023 7:37 PM CT | Published: June 03, 2023 7:26 PM CT

Ethylene oxide, or EtO, has been on the community’s radar since the Environmental Protection Agency identified a Florida Street business as one of 23 high-risk polluters. 


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Keely Brewer

Keely Brewer

Keely Brewer is a Report for America corps member covering environmental impacts on communities of color in Memphis. She is working in partnership with the Ag & Water Desk, a sustainable reporting network aimed at telling water and agriculture stories across the Mississippi River Basin.


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