July 18, 2022

Environmental Justice – Initiatives From Biden Administration and State Legislatures

Environment and energy partner Bonnie Barnett and associate Sara Molinsky coauthored an article for The Legal Intelligencer titled “Environmental Justice – Initiatives From Biden Administration and State Legislatures,” which discusses how executive orders, federal enforcement agendas and state legislation are focused on prioritizing Environmental Justice (EJ).

Barnett and Molinsky provide an overview of the Biden administration’s EJ agenda, breaking down executive orders that have shaped federal EJ initiatives and enforcement strategies. The authors outline EJ at the state level, highlighting proposed changes in New Jersey, New York and Delaware. Barnett and Molinsky also provide companies with next steps to ensure their facilities and operations are current on evolving laws, evaluated for how they affect local communities and prepared to address any applicable EJ regulations.

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