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PA Environmental Regulator Looking to Assist Communities with Historically High Pollution Burdens


Pennsylvania’s environmental regulator wants to be a better resource for communities that have a historically high pollution burden. StateImpact Pennsylvania’s Rachel McDevitt reports it hopes to release a draft of its new environmental justice policy next year.

Read the full story at: https://stateimpact.npr.org/pennsylvania/2021/12/27/wolf-administration-says-it-wants-to-improve-environmental-justice-policy/

(Original air-date: 12/24/21)

Rachel McDevitt is a reporter for StateImpact Pennsylvania at WITF. Rachel joined WITF in 2017 as the host of All Things Considered. She previously reported for WITF’s Radio Pennsylvania Network, where her work earned the National Association of State Radio Network’s award for best feature two years in a row. The western Pennsylvania native started her journalism career with the CBS affiliate in Bridgeport, West Virginia. Rachel is a graduate of Temple University.