Toxic Triangle


Diana Lopez’s dream was to become a pilot, and in San Antonio, Texas, where she lives, the best way to get into aviation was to join the Air Force. But her choices were called into question when she began to find out that her community was suffering from an epidemic of mysterious illnesses.

Thank you so much to Lindsay Patterson, The Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, and Wilma Subra for their help on this piece. Learn a little more about the Toxic Triangle by checking out Steve Lerner’s book, Sacrifice Zones, or this LA Times article.

Producers: Stephanie Foo and Renzo Gorrio