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February 2021 | Fox 4 News: Concert held at former site of ‘shingle mountain’ to celebrate its removal

February 2021 | WFAA: Dallas neighbors gather to celebrate the removal of ‘Shingle Mountain’

February 2021 | Dallas Morning News: End of Shingle Mountain in Dallas’ Southeast Oak Cliff brings Music to Residents Ears

February 2021 | The Washington Post: Something to Sing About – Shingle Mountain, a giant pile of pollution finally gone

February 2021 | Dallas Observer: After Shingle Mountain, Floral Farms Has a Plan. Residents Say the City Isn’t Listening.

February 2021 | AJ+ : In Texas, These Residents Are Dying To Breathe Clean Air

February 2021 | Dallas Free Press: A poisoned West Dallas speaks out against air pollution


February 2021 | Real Screen: BET bolsters Black History Month slate with “Boiling Point”, “Disrupt & Dismantle”

February 2021 | Dallas Innovates: Dallas Regional Chamber Announces Funding to Elevate Southern Dallas County

January 2021 | Reform Dallas: Here are the deserving finalists for Reformer of the Year

December 2020 | Dallas Morning News: ‘From 200 to 400 loads a day’: Shingle Mountain cleanup set to start in southern Dallas

December 2020 | KERA News: Advocates Say Removal Of ‘Shingle Mountain’ Is Only The Beginning

December 2020 | KERA News: Expert Says Shingle Mountain Has A ‘Detrimental Impact’ On The Community Of Floral Farms

December 2020 | KERA News: In The Shadow Of ‘Shingle Mountain,’ Neighbors Fight To Dismantle A Legacy Of Environmental Racism

November 2020 | The Washington Post: Shingle Mountain – How a pile of toxic pollution was dumped in a community of color

October 2020 | Dallas Morning News: Dallas City Council approves $450,000 bid to clean up Shingle Mountain

October 2020 | KERA News: Dumping Day: Activists Bring Shingle Mountain to City Hall, Continue Calling for its Removal

October 2020 | Philadelphia Tribune: Shingle Mountain Casts Towering Threat Over Minority Area in Dallas

October 2020 | Fox 4 News: $450,000 Deal Being Finalized to Clean Up Shingle Mountain in Southern Dallas

September 2020 | KERA News: After Two Years, Shingle Mountain in Southeast Dallas is One Step Closer to Being Removed

September 2020 | D Magazine: Shingle Mountain May Not Be Long For This World, After All

September 2020 | Daniel & Beshara P.C.: Industrial Zoning Harms Black and Hispanic Neighborhoods

September 2020 | Spectrum News: Southern Dallas Residents Fighting for “Shingle Mountain” To Be Hauled Away for Good

September 2020 | Dallas Morning News: What you need to know about Shingle Mountain’s complex history in southern Dallas

September 2020 | Dallas Morning News: Bids are in to clean up Shingle Mountain. Dallas City Council to pick best one

August 2020 | Texas Observer: Marsha Jackson is Trying to Move Shingle Mountain

August 2020 | WFAA: Group uses ‘Shingle Mountain float’ to demand cleanup of South Dallas industrial waste site

Credit: Andy Wallace / WFAA
Southern Sector Rising used a movable “Shingle Mountain float” to demand cleanup.

April 2020 | Downwinders at Risk: Earth Day is “This Way Mayor Day” in Dallas

March 2020 | Dallas Morning News: Clean-up at southeast Dallas’ Shingle Mountain begins just as Texas steps into City Hall’s fight

February 2020 | Dallas Morning News: Here’s how Shingle Mountain was born — and why Dallas won’t pay to destroy the 70,000-ton monster

Juan Figueroa / Staff photographer Dallas Morning News

November 2019 | WFAA: Judge orders City of Dallas, landowner to come up with plan to remove ‘shingle mountain’

October 2019 | Dallas Morning News: Report Examines why Shingle Mountain outlasted our outrage — and how Dallas can stop the next one

August 2019 | D Magazine: The Reality TV Twin Who Built Shingle Mountain

June 19, 2019 | Dallas Morning News: ‘It got out of hand’: Why that monstrous Shingle Mountain in southern Dallas isn’t likely to vanish for another year

June 7, 2019: Dallas Morning News: Shingle Mountain isn’t going anywhere, and Dallas wants the people responsible fined or thrown in jail — or both

June 2, 2019 | CBS: ‘Shingle Mountain’ In Dallas Appears Untouched After Court Ordered Company To Remove It

September 19, 2018 | StoryCorps: Fighting for Neighborhood Equity in Joppa, a Freedman Town

May 14, 2018 | The Dallas Observer: After the Dust from the Joppa Dispute Settles, Growing Dallas Will Still Need Concrete

March 30, 2018 | Dallas Morning News: Dallas Council’s Joppa debate exposes the ugly realities about our city