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New Jersey’s EJ Law Signals Wave of Policy Changes That Will Impact Our Industry

by Mary Ann Grena Manley
Communications Consultant & Freelance Writer.
Washington, D.C.
  
April 28, 2021

There is no doubt that 2020 was a transformative year. The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted lives, led to unprecedented public health measures, and contributed to political, economic, and social turmoil across the United States. Another outcome was a renewed focus on disparities experienced by people of color and people in low-income communities, who are more likely to live in polluted areas, confront climate change-related events like flooding and droughts, and suffer from chronic health conditions like asthma and diabetes. Environmental justice concerns are now front and center.