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Broad Biden EJ Strategy Drives New Alliances Across Federal Agencies

June 2, 2022
The Biden administration plan to integrate environmental justice (EJ) throughout the government is driving new alliances between EPA and other traditional environmental regulatory and enforcement agencies as well as public health and consumer protection agencies. Several attorneys indicate that these actions should precede significant EJ efforts though others say it is more window dressing than real change on the ground. For example, Conrad Bolston, an attorney at Vinson & Elkins, sees the Biden administration seeking to make substantive strides, particularly...

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