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How 3 States Are Leading The Way On Environmental Justice

By Juan Carlos Rodriguez (January 11, 2022, 8:54 PM EST) -- Through efforts like strengthening permitting processes and increasing public participation in development decisions, three states in particular have been leaders in addressing the concerns of environmental justice communities, potentially serving as models to other states and the federal government.

New Jersey, Washington and California have been at the forefront of envisioning new ways to address the concerns of communities that experience a disproportionate share of health and environmental problems from nearby polluting industries. These states have passed laws, appointed new leaders and worked on new regulations intended to properly assess where these communities exist and how to alleviate some of the pollution burdens they...

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