White House EJ Advisors Toughen Call For EPA To Update Incinerator Rule

August 5, 2022
Members of the White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council (WHEJAC) have strengthened their call for EPA to update its rules governing incinerator emissions, voting to revise language in a draft letter that the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) “direct,” rather than “urge,” the agency to revise the rules. During an Aug. 4 meeting, WHEJAC’s members also voted to revise the draft letter to add language arguing that EPA “inaction [on revising the rule] is a continued form of racism” in...

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