Tag: environmental justice

Infrastructure, Public Works

Biden-Harris Administration Grants $50M for Environmental Justice Projects in Texas

December 27, 2023

Via: Waste360

Under President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, the Biden-Harris Administration has designated Texas Southern University as a Regional Grantmaker, set to receive $50,000,000 under the EPA’s Environmental Justice Thriving Communities Grantmaking program. This initiative, born out of the President’s Inflation […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Environmental Justice and Plastics Debate Heats Up

June 27, 2023

Via: Waste360

Plastic industry backers and environmental justice (EJ) advocates exchanged sometimes fiery comments at a recent hearing over plastics production and its impact on poor communities of color. While a Republican senator charged that Democrats have “taken over” [a social movement] […]