Thanks to you, the EPA and our local elected officials are paying attention to the importance of a healthy and sustainable Duwamish River cleanup. Your involvement and support is making a difference! Your voices have been joined by thousands of your friends, neighbors and allies across the country who are speaking up to demand that… Read more.
Archive for the ‘Policy’ Category
DRCC/TAG Policy Advisor BJ Cummings will present the community perspective on the Superfund site on the Duwamish Cleanup Panel, Monday, May 5 at 3:00 p.m.Â Speakers at this year’s seminar will help you understand this complex area of the law and will share practical tips to avoid traps that can lead to increased regulatory compliance costs… Read more.
Obama Administration Advances Efforts to Protect Health of U.S. Communities Overburdened by Pollution
U.S. Department of Interior. Building on its commitment to ensuring strong protection from environmental and health hazards for all Americans, the Obama Administration recently announced Federal agencies have agreed to develop environmental justice strategies to protect the health of people living in communities overburdened by pollution.
“Color Blinded,” Special Report from the American Prospect. Article titled, “Home Disadvantage” focuses on South Park Environmental Justice concerns.
Environmental justice is an old mandate getting a new life underÂ Lisa Jackson, the first African-American head of the Environmental ProtectionÂ Agency.
Seattle Times Op/Ed by James Rasmussen and Richard Conlin
The Environmental Protection Agencyâ€™s plans for cleaning up the Duwamish River, one of the nationâ€™s most polluted hazardous waste sites, will get a public hearing this Thurs., Dec. 9.