American University Washington College of Law student Elena Franco ’18 pens an article in Common Syndicate on the interrelationship between climate change, "natural" disasters, and exposure to toxic chemicals from industrial facilities. After providing a brief history of toxic flooding in the U.S. as a result of catastrophic weather events that have been exacerbated by climate change in recent years, Elena advocates for concrete and coordinated government response to reduce the risk of toxic floodwaters.

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