Warren and Booker lead candidates at environmental justice forum

Warren and Booker lead candidates at environmental justice forum
 

Only six candidates turned out for the first ever presidential forum on environmental justice, at South Carolina State University on Friday night.
Issues such as lead-contaminated water, food deserts, childhood asthma and proximity to polluting chemical plants and industrial pig farms disproportionately affect low income communities, tribal nations and people of colour.
The Democratic candidates who participated were senators Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker; former members of congress John Delaney and Joe Sestak; the billionaire Tom Steyer and the author Marianne Williamson.
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9 November 2019 in World News, Views: 31
Source: Guardian
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