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Lylla Younes


Republican attorneys general mount a new attack on the EPA’s use of civil rights law

Twenty-three states want the Biden administration's EPA to curtail its approach to environmental justice.


EPA Calls Out Environmental Racism in Louisiana’s Cancer Alley

In a “remarkable” letter, the EPA accused Louisiana regulators of neglecting Black residents’ concerns about toxic air pollution and urged the state to move kids out of a school where monitors found extreme levels of a cancer-causing chemical.


After FEMA Overhaul, Hundreds of Thousands of Americans Are Forgoing Federal Flood Insurance

The total number of National Flood Insurance Program policies has decreased nearly 9 percent since last fall.