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Denmark South Carolina, Environmental Racism, News, Politics, South Carolina, Top Stories, Video -

  For a decade, residents of Denmark, S.C., have been uneasy about the rust-colored water flowing from their taps. Now, it seems they had good reason, according to CNN. After a year long investigation, CNN uncovered information that raises questions about about water quality, despite assurances by local and state officials. The news outlet obtained information via […]

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American Petroleum Institute, Clean Air Task Force, environmental racism, NAACP, National, News, Race -

Officials with the American Petroleum Institute are refuting the findings of a recent report highlighting […]

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Black Communities Pollution, Clean Air Task Force, environmental racism, Fumes Across the Fence Line, NAACP, National, News, Race -

Black Americans are at higher risk of developing pollution-related health problems caused by the locations […]

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Michigan’s Civil Rights Commission issued a scathing report on Friday, Feb. 17, asserting that “systemic […]

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Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters, DAPL Rerouted, environmental racism, flint water crisis, National, News, Race, U.S. Army Veterans -

With the Dakota Access Pipeline battle seemingly behind them, veterans and local activists who rallied […]

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Contaminated Water Supply, environmental racism, EPA Civil Rights Investigation, flint water crisis, National, News, Race -

Amid mounting pressure from Flint residents and civil rights advocates, the Environmental Protection Agency has […]

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Residents of Flint, Michigan scored a small victory yesterday after a judge ruled that they […]

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What exactly is environmental racism? It’s a policy or practice that differentially affects or disadvantages […]

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