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Pennsylvania Revising Its Environmental Justice Policy, Accepting Public Comments

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Emma Lee
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WHYY
Protesters gather in a parking lot at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery office on Passayunk Avenue in South Philadelphia on Feb. 9, 2020.

Pennsylvania state environmental officials are revamping their “environmental justice policy.” Sophia Schmidt of WHYY’s PlanPhilly reports the effort could expand the state’s work to protect and engage with communities that face disproportionate environmental hazards.

(Original air-date: 3/20/22)