Op-Ed: Information Justice Offers Stronger Clean Air Protections to Fenceline Communities

Center for Progressive Reform 2022-08-10


After more than 50 years, the Clean Air Act is due for an upgrade to account for changing circumstances. We can now recognize how the law is insufficiently attentive to the realities of structural racism and systemic disparities in environmental protections. Polluters have exacerbated these problems by weaponizing uncertainty to oppose stronger protections for those who need them most. In speaking to both challenges, the Public Health Air Quality Act would help ensure that the Clean Air Act is well positioned to continue serving the American people for the next 50 years.



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James Goodwin

Date tagged:

08/10/2022, 19:01

Date published:

08/10/2022, 10:04