Posts Tagged Environmental Justice

The Potential Environmental and Racial Justice Implications of the Mountain Valley Pipeline

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State officials are about to make a key decision that could have environmental ramifications for generations to come. But as Michael Pope reports, the decision could also have racial justice implications.

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The Legislative Effort to Make Environmental Justice Part of Virginia’s Code

Last year Virginia enacted the Virginia Environmental Justice Act. It made environmental justice the policy of the Commonwealth. Jahd Khalil has more on a bill to put it into action in each level of government.

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State Lawmakers to Tackle Definition of “Environmental Justice” Wednesday

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When lawmakers assemble in Richmond Wednesday, they’ll be considering an amendment from the governor to define environmental justice. Michael Pope reports.

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