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In the 11/21/2022 edition:

Who Were the Worst Climate Polluters in the US in 2021?

The worst of the worst included a coal-fired power plant in Alabama, a coal mine in Pennsylvania and a nylon plant in Florida, recent EPA data shows.

U.S. greenhouse gas emissions climbed by 4.1 percent from major industrial sources in 2021, according to new data recently released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.



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Indiana, Iowa, Ohio and Wisconsin Lag on Environmental Justice Issues

Not surprisingly, those with dedicated state EJ staff—namely Michigan and Minnesota— rank higher in progress, according to a recent report.

On the northwest side of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where more than half the population is Black or African American, the outdated sewer system is often at capacity, and miles of asphalt and concrete make stormwater management a challenge. Sometimes, heavy rains bring flooding into the neighborhood, and members of the community have called for action to help manage their water.



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