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Environmental justice leaders fault White House's race-neutral approach

Environmental justice leaders fault White House's race-neutral approach

Members of the White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council criticized the administration's recent announcement that race will not be used to decide where to direct federal climate-related spending.
The origins of environmental justice—and why it’s finally getting the attention it deserves

The origins of environmental justice—and why it’s finally getting the attention it deserves

Decades of research show that Black and brown communities are on the front lines of environmental harms. Can those longstanding injustices be remedied?
Q&A with the 'father' of environmental justice at a turning point
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Q&A with the 'father' of environmental justice at a turning point

Even before Trump, the federal government's efforts to combat environmental injustices were often spotty and weak. That may be changing.

America's dirty divide: How environmental racism leaves the vulnerable behind

America's dirty divide: How environmental racism leaves the vulnerable behind

The health effects caused by decades of systemic racism are staggering. The Guardian is launching a year-long series to investigate.

Racial justice concerns spur new fracking scrutiny
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Racial justice concerns spur new fracking scrutiny

Just after passing resolutions to elevate the needs of Black and Hispanic residents, the Arlington City Council took an unusual stand on drilling. 
Laura hits petrochemical region, and a factory goes up in flames
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Laura hits petrochemical region, and a factory goes up in flames

The hurricane rolled over a coast studded with oil, gas and chemical plants. Other storms have caused the release of toxic substances, often affecting minority communities.
Nature organizations say they’re working to reach out to Black environmentalists. Go deeper, expert says
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Nature organizations say they’re working to reach out to Black environmentalists. Go deeper, expert says

Robert Bullard said that major nature organizations need to acknowledge that "the environment" should mean more than just untouched wilderness. It's also where people live, work, play, worship and learn.

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