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After EPA Ignored Environmental Racism for Decades, Communities Fight Back


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After EPA Ignored Environmental Racism for Decades, Communities Fight Back

Sarah Lazare, staff writer

The Environmental Protection Agency has been ignoring complaints about environmental racism across the United States for up to 20 years, repeatedly failing to investigate evidence that incinerators, power plants, and hazardous waste dumps are disproportionally harming the health of low-income communities of color, a new lawsuit charges.