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Trash and cloudy water sit at the main entry of Arrowhead Landfill Monday, Feb. 22, 2021, in Uniontown, Ala.  Disadvantaged communities in America are disproportionately affected by pollution from industry or waste disposal, but their complaints have few outlets and often reach a dead end. Hundreds of discrimination claims sent to the Environmental Protection Agency’s civil rights office since the mid-90s have only once resulted in a formal finding of discrimination. And some cases languished for years — or decades.(AP Photo/Vasha Hunt)

Agencies are told to consider environmental justice in policy decisions

In today’s Federal Newscast, The White House issued interim guidance yesterday directing agencies to develop plans for meeting the Biden administration’s…

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