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Biden administration launches environmental justice office
NC Wire News

Biden administration launches environmental justice office

Forty years after a predominantly Black community in Warren County, North Carolina, rallied against hosting a hazardous waste landfill, President Joe Biden’s top environment official has returned to what is widely considered the birthplace of the environmental justice movement to unveil a national office that will distribute $3 billion in block grants to underserved communities burdened by pollution.
Updated September 25, 2022 5:18 PM
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