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EPA promised to address environmental racism. Then states pushed back.

This story also appeared in Mother Jones FLINT, Mich. — Civil rights law offers a tool for communities of color trying to stop unequal exposure to pollution. Over and over, people here have tried to make it work. From 1992 to 2015, residents and community groups filed a series of federal complaints asking the U.S. […]