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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…

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…