EPN Articles Related To Environmental Justice

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A Picture of the Solid Waste Industry in Today’s Climate

May 21 2019 / by

Karen Graham /

Digital Journal

EPN member Mustafa Santiago Ali, former EPA Environmental Justice Administrator, is quoted in this  article about the long history of municipal solid waste incinerators in America and the resistance among the low-income and minority communities where the vast majority are located.

Former EPA Staffer on Why Marginalized Communities Seserve a Voice in Environmental Policy

May 7, 2019 / by

Stateside Staff /

NPR Michigan Radio

EPN member Mustafa Santiago Ali, former EPA Environmental Justice Administrator, was interviewed on NPR Stateside about the need for marginalized communities to have a voice in environmental policy.


The Trump Administration Is Jeopardizing Public Health

Jan 28, 2019 / by

Betsy Southerland and Jacob Carter /

Scientific American

Betsy Southerland, EPN member and former EPA Director, Office of Science & Technology in the Office of Water, co-wrote an op-ed about the administration’s long list of regulatory rollbacks that put public health in jeopardy.

The Trump Administration Is Spinning Its Latest Pro-Coal Policy as Good for People of Color

Dec 7, 2018 / by

Yessenia Funes /


Mustafa Ali, EPN member and former EPA Environmental Justice Chair, is quoted in this article on the EPA’s use of energy affordability among low-income communities and people of color as an argument to bring back coal.

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