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Starkweather Creek Environmental Justice Project

Starkweather Creek in the Darbo Worthington neighborhood MEJO Starkweather Creek Environmental Justice Project MEJO has just launched a project, funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Environmental Justice Program, to engage shoreline anglers and people living in the Truax and Darbo Worthington neighborhoods in learning about Starkweather Creek, how stormwater…

U.S. Senator Announces Landmark Environmental Justice Bill

U.S. Senator Announces Landmark Environmental Justice Bill
NEWARK, NJ – Today, U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) was joined by local community leaders and advocates from across New Jersey and the nation in announcing a landmark bill that represents a major step toward eliminating environmental injustice. The Environmental Justice Act of 2017 requires federal agencies to address environmental…

Community dinner kicks off new EPA-funded environmental justice project

Community dinner kicks off new EPA-funded environmental justice project
MEJO and the East Madison Community Center held a community fish dinner on September 30 to close out the Center's Hunger Action Month activities and kickoff MEJO's new USEPA-funded Starkweather Creek environmental justice project.  See photos of the event below. Two hundred fish meals were served at the Saturday afternoon…

Will Trump Reverse Progress on Environmental Justice?

Will Trump Reverse Progress on Environmental Justice?
Photo: Man fishing for food on Lake Monona, Madison, Wisconsin An article in MinnPost by David Konisky of Indiana University outlines how Trump administration policies and agency appointments could affect environmental justice in the U.S., reversing years of progress under President Obama's EPA. Read more here.

Chief Environmental Justice Official at EPA Resigns

Chief Environmental Justice Official at EPA Resigns
Mustafa Ali, former head of EPA's environmental justice program (photo from Wilson Center, Environmental Change and Security program/flickr) By Phil McKenna, Inside Climate News The head of the environmental justice program at the Environmental Protection Agency has stepped down, departing the government with a lengthy letter to Scott Pruitt, the…