B&D Principal Julius Redd Quoted in E&E News on Environmental Justice
In an E&E News article titled "Graves of enslaved people pose hurdle for La. chemical plant," Beveridge & Diamond Principal Julius Redd (Washington, DC) comments on recent environmental justice (EJ) trends that will likely impact the construction of a planned chemical facility.
With EJ legislation underway and expected at the federal level, particularly if presidential nominee Joe Biden wins the election, changes are happening at the state level, and many businesses are planning accordingly. "There is a clear trend of states taking environmental justice more seriously," Julius said. "Savvy businesses are making preparations anticipating that. Many are seeing it as an opportunity to revise certain policies and procedures to more thoroughly consider environmental justice issues."
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