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Stand with the EPA against climate change, racism & poverty:

Pollution hits low-income & minority communities hardest. The EPA's new environmental justice plan is an important step.

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Learn more about Plan EJ 2014 from this article, and then ask your friends to join you in thanking the EPA. Together, we can tackle…Read More

EPA's next challenge: Protect communities in nation's industrial dumping grounds

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Smokey Day City This story is second in a series on the Environmental Protection Agency’s environmental justice initiative, Plan EJ 2014. Find part 1 here. In Baltimore, the state has permitted a new waste incinerator in a neighborhood that’s regularly blitzed by pollution from surrounding industrial plants. In Mossville, La., an African…Read More