ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE

OFFICIALS WITHIN OUR LEGAL SYSTEM WILL DEMONSTRATE THEIR COMMITMENT TO FIGHTING FOR EVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE BY:

Committing to addressing disadvantages caused by pollution, disasters, and environmental hazards

 

Committing to local and state climate change/greenhouse gas emission mitigation goals

 

Calling for investments and protections for frontline communities who already are facing, and will continue to face, climate and environmental quality impacts first and worst

 

Promoting sustainable programs and practices that ensure public health and safety and that correct local environmental injustices

 

Seeking investment in the infrastructure and development necessary to support a renewable, sustainable, and liveable society

 

Raising awareness and empowering folx affected by pollution and environmental hazards to participate in local, state, and federal decisions affecting their lives