Articles by Midwest Correspondent Diana Kruzman
Diana Kruzman is Grist’s Midwest Correspondent, writing from Columbus, Ohio. Her previous work as a freelancer has appeared in Undark, the New York Times, Vice, the Christian Science Monitor, and Religion News Service.
Complaints allege that industrial facilities have discharged “excessive levels” of carcinogenic chemicals in a majority-Black community.
Rural communities are concerned about losing agricultural land in a region long-defined by its farming roots.
Advocates of increased ethanol sales argue that it could lower fuel prices and help the climate. Both counts are hotly contested.