By Kyle Davidson
Michigan Advance 

As Biden pushes for environmental justice, advocates call for stronger air quality rules

 

November 2, 2023

Kyle Davidson

Panelists at an Oct. 30 panel called on President Joe Biden and the Environmental Protections Agency to set stronger clean air standards.

Detroit residents and environmental justice advocates on Monday hosted a roundtable, calling on the state and federal government to set stronger clean air standards and address health impacts in communities of color.

Panelists met at the Kemeny Recreation Center, near the Marathon Petroleum Corp.'s Detroit refinery in Southwest Detroit to discuss the disproportionate impact of air pollution on the city's residents.

According to an article published by the Harvard Medical School Primary Care Review, Southwest Detroit is battling some of the worst air pollution in the country, with the two zi...



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