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Port Towns Environmental Action

Bladensburg, United States
Joined February 2019

A coalition united for a safe, healthy, and fair community in the Port Towns of Prince George's County, Maryland, USA.

Presence in: United States
Focus: Environmental Justice

Port Towns Environmental Action (PTEA) is a coalition fostering environmental and social justice in the Port Towns communities of Bladensburg, Colmar Manor, Cottage City and Edmonston in Prince George’s County, Maryland, USA while promoting local sustainable practices that create equitable, healthy, and safe communities.

People Associated With This Organization

Chris Melendez

United States  
Port Towns Environmental Action
Joined February 2019
Interests: Environmental Justice
I am a member of the steering committee of Port Towns Environmental Action. I come to the organization with 35 years of service as a community advocate for those accessing US social services, especially those with cultural and language barriers and have used an understanding of the law to increase access. I also have a background in US nonprofit organization management and program development, Currently, I am involved in assisting our local community members to fight environmental injustice of ongoing pollution and addressing legacy pollution and promoting sustainable green community development.
Chris Melendez is the network champion (main point of contact) for Port Towns Environmental Action.

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