Environmental Justice

"EPA Should Warn More Residents About Ethylene Oxide Risk: IG"

"The EPA has failed to warn residents who live near most plants that emit significant amounts of the carcinogenic gas ethylene oxide about the potential dangers to their health, the agency’s inspector general concluded Tuesday."

Source: Bloomberg Environment, 04/01/2020

Tribe That Drew Trump’s Fire Over Casino Loses Its Reservation Status

"The U.S. Interior Department is rescinding the reservation status of a Native American tribe whose plan to build a casino on its Massachusetts land was attacked by President Donald Trump last year."

Source: HuffPost, 03/30/2020

"EPA’s Relaxed Enforcement Amid Virus Draws Mixed State Reaction"

"State regulators are giving mixed responses to the EPA’s relaxed enforcement on a range of environmental obligations by facilities affected by the coronavirus pandemic."

Source: Bloomberg Environment, 03/30/2020

"DOE Pays $200K To Settle Hostile Workplace Lawsuit"

"The Department of Energy has agreed to pay $200,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a department attorney who says she was retaliated against for wanting to share with co-workers why Native Americans like herself find the name of Washington's football team offensive."

Source: EnergyWire, 03/18/2020


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