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Title VI of the Civil Rights Act

The Latest On: Title VI of the Civil Rights Act

June 27, 2022 | Legal Document

TCEQ Air Permit Petition

Petition to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to issue a Title VI compliance review and a SIP (State Implementation Plan) Call to address the lack of environmental justice review and unlawful barriers to public participation in the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) air permitting program.

May 31, 2022 | Legal Document

Doral FL Incinerator Comments Addendum

Addendum re: comments submitted on behalf of Florida Rising on draft air construction permit no. 0250348-014-AC, regarding authorization of non-emergency diesel engines for the Miami-Dade County Resources Recovery Facility.

May 31, 2022 | Legal Document

Covanta FL Incinerator Air Permit Comment Letter - FL Rising

Comments submitted on behalf of Florida Rising on draft air construction permit no. 0250348-014-AC, regarding authorization of non-emergency diesel engines for the Miami-Dade County Resources Recovery Facility.

January 20, 2022 | Legal Document

Title VI Complaint, LDEQ, LDH

Earthjustice and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, on behalf of Concerned Citizens of St. John and the Sierra Club, submitted a complaint to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency against the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality and the Louisiana Department of Health for violations of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act. Black residents of St. John the Baptist Parish have been subjected to disproportionate air pollution and extremely high cancer risk caused by various manufacturing facilities, including the Denka neoprene production plant. These agencies have failed to control hazardous air pollution and mitigate its harm.

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