White House Takes Aim at Environmental Racism, but Won’t Mention Race

Communities of color bear a disproportionate burden from pollution, research shows. But using race to allocate federal help could result in legal problems.

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Biden Announces Climate Team, Including Gina McCarthy, Deb Haaland and Michael Regan

The president-elect said he has chosen a team that prioritizes making clean energy jobs and environmental protection the cornerstone of his economic plans.

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Biden to Pick Brenda Mallory to Run the Council on Environmental Quality

The office, the Council on Environmental Quality, is expected to have an expanded focus on environmental justice under Ms. Mallory, an environmental lawyer.

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