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EPA, Interior Apply Biden Justice40 Equity Plan to 137 Programs

The EPA and the Interior Department are applying President Joe Biden’s Justice40 equity effort to nearly 140 programs to steer more federal benefits to disadvantaged populations under programs to reduce lead, increase access to clean water, and restore mining areas and ecosystems.

Maine Paper Mill Owners Partly Avoid Suit Over PFAS in Wells

Kimberly-Clark Corp., International Paper Co., and other owners and operators of paper mills in Maine can avoid some claims in a lawsuit filed by property owners who say PFAS from the mills contaminated their wells and harmed their health, a federal court in the state ruled.

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The Long Fight for Environmental Justice Continues

Environmental justice gained traction in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Forty years later, impacted communities still have limited legal options to combat negative environmental impacts.

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