Kerry and Members of Congress Urge EPA to Improve Environmental Justice Plan

Bush Plan fails to address real environmental justice problems facing our nation’s communities

Several members of Congress — led by Senators John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and U.S. Representatives Hilda L. Solis (D-Calif.) and Alcee L. Hastings (D-Fla.) — today are urging the Environmental Protection Agency to drastically improve the shortcomings in the agency’s environmental justice plan. In a letter to EPA Administrator Stephen Johnson, nearly 80 legislators asked the EPA to reverse its failed course on environmental justice and start putting forth a real plan to improve the dangerous effects of pollution in our most vulnerable communities.

Read the entire statement and the letter here.

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Pamela Leavey is the Editor in Chief, Owner/Publisher of The Democratic Daily as well as a freelance writer and photographer. Pamela holds a certificate in Contemporary Communications from UMass Lowell, a Journalism Certificate from UMass Amherst and a B.A. in Creative Writing and Digital Age Communications from UMass Amherst UWW.
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6 Responses to Kerry and Members of Congress Urge EPA to Improve Environmental Justice Plan

  1. Marjorie G says:

    All my posts are site related today. Do I need a password? If so, I’ll never remember what I just received.

    Thanks for having my name reappear.

  2. Marjorie

    You should be able to change your password to one you can remember via the user panel. If you have a problem let me know and I will email you.

  3. Marjorie G says:

    Not the first site or time I’m low on the techno scale of savvy. I only see how to get a replacement chosen, rather than selecting my usual one I’ll remember.

  4. Pamela says:


    Logged in go to the this link –

    Click on users at the top and in there you should be able to change your password.

  5. Marjorie G says:

    I had found that option, which doesn’t let me go in with what was given or to change it.

  6. Marjorie

    I am going to email you…