Puerto Rican Climate Activist: Aid Being Unfairly Distributed & Superfund Sites Continue to Overflow

    <a href="http://www.democracynow.org/2017/10/24/puerto_rican_climate_activist_aid_being"><img alt="_s1_puerto-rico1" src="https://www.democracynow.org/images/story/29/39129/w320/_S1_Puerto-Rico1.jpg" style="float:right; padding-left:5px;" /></a>President Donald Trump said his administration deserves a &#8220;10 out of 10&#8221; for its response to the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico. But over 1 million people on the island still lack clean drinking water, and residents say they are suffering from eye infections and gastrointestinal diseases as a result of exposure to contaminated water. We speak with Puerto Rican environmental activist Elizabeth Yeampierre, who co-wrote a piece with Naomi Klein headlined &#8220;Imagine a Puerto Rico Recovery Designed by Puerto Ricans.&#8221;

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