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EJ Groups Slam Outreach Pledges In Louisiana CCS Permit Plan As Flimsy

May 26, 2023
Even as EPA is touting Louisiana’s environmental justice (EJ) provisions in the state’s proposed permitting program for carbon storage sites -- calling the approach a “model” for other states to follow -- EJ advocates are slamming the process-based requirements for not requiring officials to take concrete action in response to concerns. “When you look at [Louisiana’s] application, there are not clear processes for instance how a planned well site gets changed if there is an environmental justice concern or community,”...

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