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DOJ enlists 'small army' to fight pollution in vulnerable communities

Meet three career Justice Department attorneys who are helping people of color and low-income areas combat contamination.
DOJ fights pollution in vulnerable communities
Stock Photo ID: 199093078
Copyright: Paul Brady

DOJ enlists 'small army' to fight pollution in vulnerable communities

Meet three career Justice Department attorneys who are helping people of color and low-income areas combat contamination.
DOJ fights pollution in vulnerable communities
Stock Photo ID: 199093078
Copyright: Paul Brady

DOJ enlists 'small army' to fight pollution in vulnerable communities

Meet three career Justice Department attorneys who are helping people of color and low-income areas combat contamination.
Florida utility is fined $500,000 for 2017 explosion that killed 5

Florida utility is fined $500,000 for 2017 explosion that killed 5

Tampa Electric Company pleaded guilty in May to “willfully” violating an OSHA rule that required workers to receive a pre-job briefing about the work they were to perform.
Justice Dept. tries to shift environmental justice efforts from symbolic to substantive

Justice Dept. tries to shift environmental justice efforts from symbolic to substantive

The agency has announced a series of policies intended to elevate those efforts, including the creation of an office meant to address the “harm caused by environmental crime, pollution and climate change.”
Biden administration halts new drilling in legal fight over climate costs

Biden administration halts new drilling in legal fight over climate costs

The Interior Department is pausing new federal oil and gas leases and permits after a judge blocked the government from weighing the cost of climate damage in decisions.

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Taylor Energy to pay $43 million for longest-running oil spill in U.S. history

Taylor Energy’s undersea wells have been leaking into the Gulf of Mexico since 2004, when they were damaged by Hurricane Ivan.
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