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Gov. Brown’s Cozy Ties to Oil & Gas Is a Threat to California’s Coast and Democracy

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. | EcoWatch  This piece originally appeared on EcoWatch. Gov. Jerry Brown has been quietly maneuvering to oust the California Coastal Commission’s outspoken director, Dr. Charles Lester, during the commission’s quarterly meeting in Morro Bayon tomorrow. Brown’s campaign to unseat Dr. Lester is an unsheathed assault on that agency’s integrity and a dire threat ...

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Title VI Must Protect People, Not Corporations

Since the passage of the Civil Rights Act in 1964, our federal government has had the great responsibility of protecting historically marginalized individuals and communities from discrimination of all kinds. However, environmental racism is one arena where our government has failed those that deserve its protection the most. Title VI of the Civil Rights Act ...

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Statement of Peter A. Harrison to the United States Commission on Civil Rights

Good afternoon and thank you for the opportunity to address the United States Commission on Civil Rights today. My name is Peter Harrison and I am an attorney for Waterkeeper Alliance. My primary focus in this position is water pollution from coal ash. I have personally investigated dozens of coal ash dumps and worked with affected communities throughout the ...

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