EPA Walking The Walk On 'Enviro Justice': Experts

Law360, New York (February 2, 2010, 2:56 PM EST) -- Talk of environmental justice among federal regulators isn't just rhetoric — it's backed by a big shift in thinking at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, insiders and experts say.

EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson identified EJ — a movement that aims to reduce the impact of environmental degradation on poor, minority communities that often play host to polluting facilities — as a priority in her remarks on the budget on Monday.

And in a speech delivered on Jan. 25, she promised to consider the smog-afflicted inner-city kid...
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