This 18-minute video from Farm Sanctuary describes the practice of spraying hog waste on farmland in eastern North Carolina and shows how communities there are fighting back.
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Opponents of the gas pipeline say state and federal agencies failed to assess the health impacts the project would have on minorities, as required under federal law.
Groups say approval of Atlantic Coast Pipeline cheated vulnerable residents out of federal civil rights protections for low-income communities and people of color. Letter to Connie Walker, President and General Manager of WUNC Radio, on the continuing news media failure in covering Duke Energy, fracked gas and accelerating climate urgency.
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Thirteen environmental justice groups and their affiliates allege the state Department of Environmental Quality discriminated against communities of color when it approved permits for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
A coalition of environmental organizations opposed to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline filed a complaint Tuesday claiming Gov. Roy Cooper’s administration failed to protect residents’ civil rights when it issued permits for the project.
As federal regulators stall appeals in order to protect Duke Energy and Dominion Resources, the court must protect low-income and communities of color of eastern NC
Inter Press News Service Agency Eli Clifton WASHINGTON, Jul 23 (IPS) – The impact of climate change in the United States is felt disproportionately by African American communities, so that measures to mitigate the trend would also benefit that group more than others, says a groundbreaking new report. The study, …