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The Erin Brockovich Effect by Air Mail

She Covers the Waterfront: Meet Environmentalist Rachel Silverstein in her Interview with Air Mail.

Original article, authored by Nicholas Griffin, Air Mail digital weekly, can be found here >.

February 24, 2024. As Rachel Silverstein stepped off the small boat into the Miami waters, the weight of the scuba tanks lifted. Nearby a dredge ship churned. Silverstein felt the deep vibrations in her chest, overwhelmed by what sounded like “a monster eating cars underwater.”

Visibility was limited. It was the most challenging dive she’d ever made. It was also a turning point, the first dive in a new career that would end up affecting not just Miami’s waters but everything from the American reef system to federal nuclear regulations. 

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