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A civil rights ’emergency’: justice, clean water and air in the age of Trump

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There is a growing urgency around the struggle for environmental justice as the Trump administration peels away rules designed to protect clean air and water, say political leaders, academics and activists

The Trump administration’s dismantling of environmental regulations has intensified a growing civil rights battle over the deadly burden of pollution on minorities and low income people.

Black, Latino and disadvantaged people have long been disproportionately afflicted by toxins from industrial plants, cars, hazardous housing conditions and other sources.

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Source: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/nov/20/environmental-justice-in-the-age-of-trump

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