Continuing Retreat, EPA Rejects Calls To Address Civil Rights Concerns

May 10, 2024
EPA is continuing to backtrack on civil rights probes, most recently closing two discrimination investigations it opened to look into the Jackson, MS, water crisis while also rejecting a Texas Clean Air Act Title V petition it had cited as justification for closing a related civil rights probe over a facility in that state early this year. Adam Wilson, acting director of EPA’s Office of External Civil Rights Compliance (OECRC), sent a May 6 letter to Chris Wells, director of...

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