Elizabeth Warren Unveils an Environmental Justice Platform as Candidates Hone in on the Issue

Oct 09, 2019 - Time Magazine

Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren unveiled a slew of new policy proposals Wednesday designed to address the disproportionate impact of environmental ills on vulnerable communities. The 2020 presidential hopeful promised to put environmental justice “at the center of our response to climate change” if she succeeds in her White House bid.

The plan includes a range of specific policy prescriptions, from a promise to pursue criminal penalties for polluters to a spike in funding for pr...