EPA’s Environmental Justice Tool Designed to Map, Protect Vulnerable Populations

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provides a fairly new mapping tool called EJScreen that helps identify geographical areas where vulnerable populations have higher environmental burdens to overcome. The EPA says […]

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Environmental Injustices Dumped on Two Providence Neighborhoods Illuminate Impacts of Structural Racism

Environmental injustices and the apathetic attitudes that allow them to fester collide head-on in two neighborhoods along Providence's toxic waterfront. This intersection of societal inequality highlights the numerous environmental-justice issues Rhode Island faces.

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Attorney General Intervenes in Proposed Fossil Fuel Plan That Concerns Port of Providence Neighbors

PROVIDENCE — Attorney General Peter Neronha has filed a motion to intervene in the Sea 3 Providence LLC project before the Energy Facility Siting Board. His office is concerned the project could impact nearby neighborhoods already burdened by industrial operations and the associated air pollution.

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