EPA’s Civil Rights Probe Of Colorado Air Permits Could Set Precedent

January 10, 2023
EPA’s recently announced civil rights inquiry to determine whether Colorado operates two key air permitting programs in a nondiscriminatory manner could set a strong precedent for how the agency reviews at least 10 other state programs given Colorado’s support for the inquiry and its work to strengthen its civil rights and environmental justice efforts, sources say. This is an “opportunity to raise the bar and to work with a cooperative state and hopefully set the stage for broader accountability” from...

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