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"… ches complaints.” The Center for Public Integrity recently published “Environmental Justice, Denied,” a seven-part series examining the EPA’s civil righ …"

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"… of Environmental discrimination. Communities that have turned to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Civil Rights for help since the early 19 …"

"… e law as a way to achieve justice. The Center for Public Integrity’s “Environmental Justice, Denied” series, published earlier this month, shows what happ …"

"… r resources and respect. Vernice Miller-Travis, of the agency’s National Environmental Justice Advisory Council (NEJAC), notes that the office has “an unpopu …"

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"… n minority and low-income communities. More than 10 years later, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency designated a neighborhood near the incinerator a “po …"

"… ere,” said Matthew Tejada, enforcement director in the EPA’s Office of Environmental Justice. “I think a lot of times, folks wish that we had an actual [en …"

"… said Stephen Lester, science director for the nonprofit Center for Health, Environment and Justice. Spencer serves on the CHEJ board. “They haven’t received …"

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"… t’s why I haven’t withdrawn.” …"

"… rector, Rafael DeLeon, said in a press release announcing the decision. “Environmental protection is public health protection and everyone, especially children …"

"… f activity, according to 247 documents the Center on Race, Poverty and the Environment received under a Freedom of Information Act request and provided to the Ce …"

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"… Mexico — On June 26, 2014, Deborah Reade got a certified letter from the Environmental Protection Agency that was nearly a decade in the making. “During the …"

"… ern of discrimination against Spanish-speaking residents by the New Mexico Environment Department. Her complaint focused on Triassic Park, a proposed commercial …"

"… reliminary findings in the cases and impose remedies when warranted. Environmental justice advocates say such delays send a message to state regulators and …"

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"… regulators are absent; their sense of powerlessness is palpable. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, while touting the importance of tackling Environmenta …"

"… filed by 35 residents in 2013, alleges that the Alabama Department of Environmental Management, or ADEM, twice violated civil-rights law when permitting the …"

"… ved in other Title VI complaints, including two now pending at the EPA. “Environmental justice is the way it manifests today.” As EPA investigators plod for …"

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"… flies moved residents of University Place subdivision to turn to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for help. Darting from a neighboring sewage plant, the …"

"… tle VI],” said Brent Newell, of the Center on Race, Poverty and the Environment, in San Francisco, which was involved in the so-called Padres case, and ha …"

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"… at refineries and chemical plants, released under court order by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this week, could mean that earlier tallies substantial …"

"… — VOCs, which can harm health and contribute to lung-damaging smog. The Environmental Integrity Project, an Environmental law group that sued to press the EPA …"

"… method also counted some non-VOC substances, the real gap is even larger. Environmental advocates say they hope the change will yield information that more accu …"

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"… e cosigners — the Natural Resources Defense Council, Consumers Union and Environmental Working Group — further state in the comments that the secretive proce …"

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"… o the states. U.S. Sen. James M. Inhofe (R-Okla.), chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, said Friday that he has introduced legislation …"

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"… esday morning hearing. Chairman Lamar Smith, R-Texas, argued that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed stricter limit for ozone — the lung-dam …"

"… could be the costliest regulation ever imposed on the American public.” Environmental group Earthjustice said on Tuesday — the final day to submit …"

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"… y other state, according to a Center for Public Integrity analysis of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency data. Texas officials have butted heads with the EPA o …"

"… clean-air protections,” said Elena Craft, senior health scientist at the Environmental Defense Fund. Though ozone levels are markedly better compared with pas …"

"… exas have some of the nation’s highest readings. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, the state’s Environmental-protection agency, said in an email …"

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"… even that fails to capture the full picture. For almost a decade, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s independent scientific advisory committee of resea …"

"… hofe said in a statement in November. Now chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, he plans to hold hearings about the standard. …"

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"… unprecedented fine, announced March 10 by the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources, resulted from unsafe levels of such contaminants as …"

"… ered public health and threatened communities across the country. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency itself has recognized as many as 160 “damage” case …"

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"… bly the Eagle Ford Shale of South Texas. The peer-reviewed Journal of Environmental Science and Health published eight articles in an issue it calls …"

"… ing. The special issue’s editor, John Stolz, director of the Center for Environmental Research and Education at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, said the pa …"

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"… other companies within the 70669 ZIP code last year, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. “With the plans they have,” Ryan said, “Mossvi …"

"… und the United States, according to data compiled and analyzed by the Environmental Integrity Project, a research and advocacy organization. Motivated …"

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"… siders to help with chemical assessments if he were tapped to lead it. …"

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"… sound arcane as a presidential priority, but it was a big deal at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Political interference from the Bush White House had …"

"… uly 2012, Dr. Kenneth Olden took charge of the EPA’s National Center for Environmental Assessment, which oversees IRIS. While a director at the National Instit …"

"… d scientists. At the first public meeting in 2012, Richard Denison of the Environmental Defense Fund said, "It may seem strange to hear this from a representati …"

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