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Chief Environmental Justice Official at EPA Resigns, With Plea to Pruitt to Protect Vulnerable Communities 03-18-17

The head of the environmental justice program at the Environmental Protection Agency has stepped down, departing the government with a lengthy letter to Scott Pruitt, the EPA’s new administrator, urging him not to kill the agency’s programs. Read more at Inside Climate News.


‘Just racist’: EPA cuts will hit black and Hispanic communities the hardest 03-03-17

Planned cuts at the Environmental Protection Agency are set to fall heaviest upon communities of color across the US that already suffer disproportionately from toxic pollution, green groups have warned. Read more at The Guardian.