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Biden administration launches environmental justice office

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President Joe Biden’s top environment official visited what is widely considered the birthplace of the environmental justice movement Saturday to unveil a national office that will distribute $3 billion in block grants to underserved communities burdened by pollution.
2 months ago·Washington, United States

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U.S. EPA launches environmental justice office

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Saturday launched a new office that will be focused on the needs of minority communities overburdened by pollution and oversee the delivery of $3 billion in environmental justice grants created by the recent passage of new climate legislation.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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Biden administration launches environmental justice office

Forty years after a predominantly Black community in Warren County, North Carolina, rallied against hosting a hazardous waste landfill, U.S. President Biden's top environment official visited what is widely considered the birthplace of the environmental justice movement Saturday to unveil a national office that will distribute $3 billion in block grants to underserved communities burdened by pollution.

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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Biden administration launches environmental justice office

Forty years after a predominantly Black community in Warren County, North Carolina, rallied against hosting a hazardous waste landfill, President Joe Biden’s top environment official has returned to what is widely considered the birthplace of the environmental justice movement to unveil a national office that will distribute $3 billion in block grants to underserved communities burdened by pollution

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Biden administration launches environmental justice office

Forty years after a predominantly Black community in Warren County, North Carolina, rallied against hosting a hazardous waste landfill, President Joe Biden’s top environment official has returned to what is

2 months ago·United States
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Biden administration launches environmental justice office

President Joe Biden's top environment official visited what is widely considered the birthplace of the environmental justice movement Saturday to unveil a national office that will distribute $3 billion in block grants to underserved communities burdened by pollution.

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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EPA unveils new office to place environmental justice at agency’s core

In creating a new Office of Environmental Justice and External Civil Rights, the administration hopes to enshrine a focus on equity that will “outlive all of us,” says administrator Michael Regan.

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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