“The Makers: Women Who Made America,” is an initiative of PBS and AOL and celebrates womanhood, in particular showcases a number of American women who have “made America.”
MAKERS.com is a dynamic digital platform produced by filmmakers Dyllan McGee, Betsy West, and Peter Kunhardt, developed by AOL, showcasing hundreds of compelling stories from women of today and tomorrow. This historic video initiative features exclusive access to trailblazing women – both known and unknown.
Erin is featured in The Makers and is deeply honored to be a part of it.
Watch the documentary here
In November, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) sent a joint letter to owners and occupants of residences in part of the Como neighborhood of southeast Minneapolis to alert them to an ongoing investigation of harmful trichloroethylene (TCE) vapor from contaminated groundwater and soils that may be intruding into […]
Erin was awarded the Captain Planet Foundation Protector of the Earth Award at a Gala event in Atlanta on Friday evening. Each year the Captain Planet Foundation honor outstanding real life, environmental super heroes. The Awards, since 2009 have acknowledged the work of numerous leading environmentalists, including Sir Richard Branson, President Jimmy Carter and Dr. […]
Erin joined Marlo Thomas to discuss her work holding those to account who have negligently impacted the lives of people through their provision of faulty products, bad pharmaceuticals or compromising the safety of the environment we live. Erin, in this interview, offers practical tips for testing well water, talks about birth control devices and how […]
This week, Erin joined “The Doctors” to discuss the hundreds of stories from women adversely impacted by the Essure IUD. Erin has a dedicated website to those impacted by Essure here Watch an excerpt from “The Doctors” here
Erin on Saturday pledged her help, support and guidance to the North Salt Lake community who are standing up against Stericycle, the Illinois-based company who has received violation notices earlier this year from the Utah Department of Environmental Quality for exceeding emission limits on nitrogen oxide, dioxins and other hazardous pollutants at its North Salt […]
Erin has recently signed on to a new cause, and this time around the battle is only slightly different. Instead of groundwater pollution from PG&E or some other massive industrial source, this time around it’s air pollution. The culprit: Stericycle medical waste incineration facility in North Salt Lake City, Utah. Watch the Video
Erin’s team of environmental engineers are currently conducting an independent investigation into air pollution violations by Stericycle and the company’s medical waste incinerator. “We believe that Stericycle has been polluting the community and the environment extensively for years outside of their operating permit, and they didn’t get caught until they actually went for a renewal […]
Erin and her team of environmental engineers and lawyers have been working with the residents of of Bayou Corne, Louisiana, since the emergence of the sinkhole. A salt dome operated by the petrochemical company Texas Brine collapsed on August 2, 2012, causing a single-acre sinkhole to form just outside the Assumption Parish town, forcing the […]
A 60-foot-wide sinkhole formed under a resort in central Florida late Sunday, forcing guests out of their rooms as one three-story building collapsed and another slowly sank. Summer Bay Resort guests in Clermont called for help prior to the sinkhole collapse. 35 people were evacuated before the first structure of the resort crumbled. Watch the […]
Erin is receiving high numbers of inquiries from people in Pictou County, Nova Scotia who are concerned that the excessive rate of cancer and respiratory illness in their community could be attributable to environmental contamination caused by the emissions from Northern Pulp. One person wrote, “Our children have chronic breathing problems (high rates of asthma […]
The implosion of a PG&E Plant in Bakersfield, California has left one spectator without a leg and at least four other people were injured. “PG&E should be diligent in safety and take every precaution necessary in order to prevent something like this from happening especially with crowds of people and children in close proximity watching […]
Erin has praised the city of Carson for taking accountability over contamination in a sprawling housing tract, which is ratcheting up pressure on Shell Oil to cleanse the neighborhood of the toxic chemicals found in the soil around homes. “This is the first time that I have seen a mayor and City Council members come […]