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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…

Editorial: On MLK Day, environmental justice deserves a key role

Editorial: On MLK Day, environmental justice deserves a key role
Editorial below from Environmental Health News (see MEJO's articles related to environmental justice here) In celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legacy, we have to keep environmental justice part of the civil rights movement As people around the country celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., there’s a Michigan community lacking…

Community-Based Environmental Justice Research

Community-Based Environmental Justice Research
In collaboration with community members, MEJO leaders are immersed in field work, interviews, and research about environmental justice issues in our community, and are currently not posting new articles on this site. Please let us know if you are interested in learning more about our community-based research or would like to be involved--email info@mejo.us.