Bloomberg Law: Environmental Map Delay Spurs Worries of Slowing Equity EffortSeptember 22, 2021
One climate advocate speaking out is NYLPI Environmental Justice Program Director Anthony Rogers-Wright.
For Bloomberg Law, Anthony addressed the administration’s waning efforts to develop a screening tool that identifies neglected communities consumed by pollution — and the argument that the tool is unnecessary altogether.
“We already know these communities,” said Anthony Rogers-Wright.
“This is not metaphysics, or calculus, or cold fusion—I think we’re over-complicating it,” he said, noting environmental justice screening tools are already in use by the Environmental Protection Agency and states such as California.
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