Environmental Justice (EJ) advocates have new tools and opportunities for engagement at the federal level because of many federal actions on EJ during the first half of 2022. This post highlights four developments and what they might mean for advocates.
Partners in the Fight for Environmental Justice: Ways That State Attorneys General Can Support Community Efforts
EJ communities have been fighting for decades to preserve their right to a healthy environment; state attorneys general can play an important role in addressing barriers to that work.
After spending four years holding the line to protect our climate, air, environment, and communities, AGs have played an important role in bringing about many legal and regulatory changes on the federal front during 2021.
Insights by Colin Parts (Former Staff Attorney)
Colin Parts is an attorney with experience in environmental justice, climate change law, and energy law and policy. He worked as a staff attorney at The State Energy & Environmental Impact Center from 2021-2022. Prior to joining the Center, he was a legal fellow for the Sierra Club’s Environmental Law Program, focusing on a just transition to clean energy, environmental justice, and building electrification.