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White House unveils strategy for bringing environmental justice to underprivileged communities

Jul 21, 2021
Memo tasks 21 federal agencies with combining two of the administration's top priorities in how energy and environmental funds are spent.
A memo released Wednesday tasks agencies with ensuring that disadvantaged communities receive much of the benefit of energy and environmental spending.
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In Los Angeles, lack of trust makes lead cleanup tougher

May 5, 2016
In East Los Angeles, the state agency that let a battery recycling plan operate for years must clean up after it.
Jessica Prieto (right) signs up Hillary Velasquez for soil testing in East Los Angeles.
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