environmental-justice

‘Tired of talking’: Advocates call on Legislature to address environmental justice issues

BY: - October 5, 2022

From transportation infrastructure to historic redlining and illegal dumping, experts and advocates told state lawmakers that they were “tired of talking” and instead wanted action to address environmental justice issues that disproportionately affect communities of color. 

Nearing the end of his term, Wolf issues executive order to bolster environmental efforts

BY: - October 28, 2021

Gov. Tom Wolf signed the executive order establishing the Department of Environmental Protection’s Office of Environmental Justice, the Environmental Justice Advisory Board, and an Interagency Council.