Democrats’ Georgia Victories Might Boost Prospects For Sweeping EJ Bill

January 6, 2021
Democrats’ apparent victories in the two Senate runoff races in Georgia may bolster prospects that a narrow Democratic-controlled Congress could advance landmark sweeping environmental justice (EJ) legislation, including a provision to overturn a strict high court bar for bringing discrimination claims, attorneys say. During a Jan. 5 Association of Corporate Counsel web event, Stacey Halliday, an attorney affiliated with Beveridge & Diamond, cited President-elect Joe Biden’s comprehensive EJ plan released in July during the presidential campaign as the road map...

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