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DOD, DHS Among Agencies Dedicated To Environmental Justice

…“environmental justice strategies to protect the health of people living in communities overburdened by population.”This week the agencies signed an official Memorandum of Understanding on Environmental Justice outlining some of their new duties. Under the agreement the agencies will make environmental justice part of their mission and they will provide the public with annual progress reports on their efforts. In a written statement, the Obama Administration proclaims that it’s the…

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Axing Wasteful EPA Program that Gave Leftist Groups Millions “Racist”

…The Trump administration is being accused of racism for cutting a wasteful program that’s given leftist groups tens of millions of dollars to help poor, minority and indigenous communities attain “environmental justice.” The initiative was launched under Barack Obama’s first Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief, Lisa Jackson, to help low-income populations obtain the same degree of protection from health and environmental hazards as wealthy communities. Over the years, heaps…

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Another Half A Mil For “Environmental Justice”

…communities. In less than a year the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has doled out millions of dollars to leftwing groups— including some dedicated to helping illegal immigrants—that teach black, Latino and indigenous folks how to recycle, reduce carbon emissions through “weatherization” and participate in “green jobs” training.A few days ago the agency gave New Orleans-area groups $487,500 in “environmental justice, job training and education grants” to recruit and train candidates…

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Millions More For “Environmental Justice”

…causes and the cash flow remains strong this year. In the last few days alone the EPA announced that over $2 million will go to several justice programs that include “indoor air quality projects” for minority and low-income families, asthma-friendly homes and education and the development of “solutions to local health and environmental issues in communities overburdened by harmful pollution.” Here’s how it works; the EPA gives money to leftwing…

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DOJ Releases First Annual Environmental Progress Report

…The Department of Justice (DOJ) has just released a highly-touted “progress report” outlining all the wonderful things the Obama Administration has done to help underserved populations obtain the same degree of protection from health and environmental hazards as their wealthy counterparts. This may seem like an odd task for the DOJ, the agency charged with defending the interests of the United States and ensuring public safety against foreign and…

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U.S. Gives Liberal Activists Environmental Justice Grants

…causes. The money will be issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to help poor, minority communities increase recycling, reduce carbon emissions through “weatherization,” participate in “green jobs” training and avoid heat stroke. The agency has issued environmental justice grants for a decade and a half, but this year the Obama Administration allocated the largest award—$1.9 million—in more than a decade. The money will go to nearly 80 community groups…

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Black Caucus Launches Environmental Justice Tour

…migrant communities. To bring environmental justice to one notoriously run-down northern California area, Jackson dropped $100,000 over the weekend. Accompanied by a local congresswoman (Barbara Lee) who chairs the Congressional Black Caucus, Jackson took a bus tour through parts of Oakland after participating in a large environmental justice town hall meeting with community leaders, elected officials and religious figures. Lee, who is well known for playing the race card, says…

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Another $7 Mil For Environmental Justice

…A few months after launching a multi million-dollar campaign to help minorities get green, the Obama Administration is dedicating an additional $7 million to study how pollution, stress and social factors affect “poor and underserved communities.”It’s all part of the administration’s effort to bring environmental justice to low-income populations by helping them obtain the same degree of protection from health and environmental hazards as wealthy communities. Here’s how it…

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More Environmental Justice Grants In FY 2011, 2012

…Here’s how it works; the EPA gives money to leftwing groups—including some dedicated to helping illegal immigrants—that teach black, Latino and indigenous folks how to recycle, reduce carbon emissions through “weatherization” and participate in “green jobs” training. In the last year the EPA has distributed north of $10 million for environmental justice causes and this month the agency announced that it will allocate an additional $1 million to the initiative…

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Judicial Watch Sues EPA for Records about Controversial Obama Environmental Justice Grants

…(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today announced it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia against the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) seeking copies of grant awards and associated proposals for “environmental justice” grants in 2014 and 2015 (Judicial Watch, Inc., v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (No. 1:17-cv-00542)). The EPA’s controversial “environmental justice” programs provide taxpayer funding…

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Govt. Pays Dance Theater To Teach Poor Kids About Pollution

…Protection Agency (EPA) has doled out north of $10 million to leftwing groups—including some dedicated to helping illegal immigrants—that teach black, Latino and indigenous folks how to recycle, reduce carbon emissions through “weatherization” and participate in “green jobs” training. The money will continue flowing in the coming year, according to EPA bulletins “seeking applicants for an additional $1 million in environmental justice small grants” to be awarded in 2012. “Community-based…

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U.S. Funds Environmental Projects in Mexico

…The government agency that’s wasted millions to bring minority communities in the U.S. “environmental justice” announced this month that it’s spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to fund projects in Mexico. It marks the latest of many controversial foreign allocations for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), an agency that’s been on a manic spending spree during most of the Obama administration. While a chunk of the cash is being…

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EPA Celebrates 40th With “Environmental Movement”

…of the EPA’s budget goes to grants that fund state environmental programs, nonprofits and educational institutions that help promote the agency’s agenda. Last month nearly $2 million in “environmental justice grants” went to dozens of leftwing community groups that will help poor, minority and indigenous people increase recycling, reduce carbon emissions through “weatherization,” participate in “green jobs” training and avoid heat stroke. As part of its 40th birthday celebration EPA…

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$6.2 Mil To Train Poor Minorities For “Green Jobs”

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) gives money to leftwing groups—including some dedicated to helping illegal immigrants—that teach black, Latino and indigenous folks how to recycle, reduce carbon emissions through “weatherization” and participate in “green jobs” training.In the last few months alone the EPA has doled out nearly $10 million for environmental justice causes that include a multi million-dollar study on how pollution, stress and social factors affect “poor and underserved communities.”…

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Holder Must Go

…Court accepts the State of Arizona’s petition, protects the rule of law and upholds the rights of the States to protect its citizens.” Well, we’re one step closer. The State of Arizona will now have the opportunity to demonstrate that SB 1070 is completely consistent with federal law. As the Legislature argued in its court filing: Corruption Chronicles More Environmental Justice Grants In FY 2011, 2012– December 13, 2011U.S. May…

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