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The New York Times: A Leader in the War on Poverty Opens a New Front: Pollution

By admin / August 28, 2018

Environmental justice has strong ties to economic and racial justice. Poor people, people of color, and people living in rural areas are disproportionately affected by climate change. In Forsyth County, coal ash from Belews Creek Steam Station is polluting drinking water and affecting the health of local residents. Belews Creek is a predominantly black community…

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