Biden Embraces Calls For Sweeping Environmental Justice Measures

July 15, 2020
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is embracing calls for a major governmental reorganization to elevate environmental justice (EJ) and climate change concerns, issues that are increasingly being linked to the nation’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and racial equity. As part of a series of July 14 updates to his climate and environment platform, Biden says that if he wins the Nov. 3 election he will “revise and reinvigorate” a 1994 executive order on EJ issues, including by creating...

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