N.J. charges companies polluted poor communities and exposed residents to health hazards
Source: https://www.nj.com, October 25, 2019
By: Blake Nelson and Michael Sol Warren
State and local officials announced six lawsuits Friday targeting polluters in poor communities around New Jersey.
Speaking at a press conference in Newark, state Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said the state and the nation hadn’t done enough to protect minority neighborhoods from polluters.
“These companies have put the health and safety of many vulnerable residents at risk,” he said. Read more.