USS Lead Superfund Review May Test Biden EPA On Environmental Justice

February 16, 2021
The Biden EPA’s focus on environmental justice (EJ) as a cornerstone of the agency’s actions could face an early test with the first five-year review of a former lead smelter Superfund site in East Chicago, IN -- a site where advocates for years have urged a greater EPA focus on various sources of lead pollution affecting the local EJ community. Environmental justice advocates are closely watching EPA’s upcoming actions at the USS Lead Superfund Site, hopeful they will see a...

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