Tough Act to Follow: 50-Year-Old Civil Rights Law Still the Environmental Justice Standard

Repost from Grist. “The Civil Rights Act is most often identified with the desegregation of public buses and busing to integrate schools. But it also has a key provision that ensures that people of color are able to access buses to begin with — and has also been used to ensure that minority communities are not subjected disproportionately to pollution.” Read more here .

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