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Can We Stop Fracking and the Atlantic Coast Pipeline?

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How Environmental Justice Got Attacked in 100 days

“Pursuing a Toxic Agenda” is the second part of a multipart series on the early days of the Trump administration. In this series, EDGI authors systematically investigate historical precedents for Trump’s attack on the EPA, consequences for toxic regulation and environmental justice.