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Highways Cost Black Neighborhoods Billions

Just 16 miles of intra-urban highways through disproportionately Black neighborhoods Washington DC and Atlanta, Georgia, cost homeowners there more than $2 billion in lost home values, and cost the cities $14 billion

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Water Shortages and Heat

Most of Brazil was on a heat alert this weekend, as heat indices reached as high as 140°F. An ocean away, South Sudan is closing its schools in advance of an extreme,

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Projects To Address Highway Harms

Projects The Department of Transportation will disburse $3.3 billion of funding for 133 projects in 40 states intended to address harm to historically excluded communities by past transportation investments, President Biden announced

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Highway Expansion Gets BIF Cash

The vast majority of funding disbursed under the 2021 infrastructure law has gone to car-dominant transportation at the expense of other less-dangerous, climate-friendly forms of transportation, a new analysis finds. “We’re seeing

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Affirmative Action Struck Down by SCOTUS

The Supreme Court on Thursday outlawed race-conscious affirmative action, a ruling that upends decades of precedent, could hamper efforts to advance environmental justice, and, critics argue, will further entrench systemic racism throughout

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Housing Buyouts Exacerbate Segregation

A federal housing buyout program intended to reduce flood risks is exacerbating housing segregation, a study published late last week in Environmental Research Letters reveals. “Any time a color-blind policy enters a

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