Environmental discrimination is a long held problem in many parts of the world. Unbelievably, in the USA, the one federal agency who’s sole mandate is to protect people from pollution, has been discriminating against low income and people of colour, contrary to federal law. A legal win for the people shows that even the US government is not exempt from justice.
Communities of color fighting environmental discrimination just got a major boost. On Monday, a federal judge ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency must investigate and respond to civil rights complaints within 180 days […]