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October 30, 2015 | Feature

Righting Civil Wrongs

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is one of the few enforceable civil rights laws that cover environmental actions. And from California to Michigan, low-income communities of color have been waiting years for the EPA to take a stand against environmental racism.

January 19, 2017 | In the News: Eos

Trump EPA Pick Scott Pruitt Faces Heated Confirmation Hearing

Sarah Saylor, Senior Legislative Representative, Earthjustice: “It’s not clear in my view that Pruitt really respects or would take the role of administrator of EPA to be as protective of public health as it historically has been or has been intended to be.”

December 12, 2016 | Feature

What You Should Know About Scott Pruitt & The EPA

Scott Pruitt is President Donald Trump's pick for EPA Administrator. A polluter lobbyist is not qualified to keep our air and water clean. Here’s what you should know about Pruitt and the agency he will head, if confirmed.

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