• DOJ Investigates Dumping Of Dead Bodies In Houston's Black Communities

    13 days ago - By Essence

    By Rayna Reid Rayford · Updated July 26, 2022 Last Friday, the Department of Justice announced that their Civil Rights division will be leading an “environmental justice investigation into the City of Houston's operations, policies and practices related to illegal dumping.” In a statement, Kristen Clarke, Assistant Attorney General for DOJ's Civil Rights Division, said “Illegal dumpsites not only attract rodents, mosquitos and other vermin that pose health risks, but they can also contaminate surface water and impact proper drainage, making areas more susceptible to flooding.” Clarke went...
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