“Environmental Justice Movement”. Another power grab for re-distributing wealth. How Eric Holder and the EPA got hooked up together is really a creative approach to legalize all they wish to achieve.
At a webstreamed White House Forum on environmental justice on Wednesday, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder called Dr. Martin Luther King a father of the environmental justice movement. Holder also said he is calling on all U.S. Attorney’s offices to start examining environmental requirements in conjunction with civil rights laws. More at CNS News
Recall our earlier post: EPA to hire Environmental Justice Coordinator- no degree required
The job, in New York City, pays up to $84,146 a year, and according to the job listing on the government Web site, “You do not need a degree to qualify for this position.”
Environmental Protection Agency is looking to hire an environmental protection specialist who will help the agency accomplish its “environmental justice goals.”
As I previously posted:
Earlier this month, the EPA listed 76 community groups and government agencies that will share almost 2 million taxpayer dollars in the form of “environmental justice grants.”
The grants – around $25,000 each — will fund projects that help people living in poor, minority communities increase recycling, avoid heat stroke, improve indoor air quality, “reduce carbon emissions through weatherization,” and participate in “green jobs” training programs
From the EPA website: Here is a list of the grant folks here– (Bet now they have someone in mind for this position).
The Environmental Protection Agency defines “environmental justice” as the concept that minority, low income and indigenous communities deserve the same degree of protection from environmental and health hazards, equal access to the decision-making process and a healthy environment in which to live, learn, and work as wealthier communities do.
Well, look what Hot Air has: What a coincidence. Such a small world.
Homeland Security Janet Napolitano has arrived in Arizona to address the murder of a Border Patrol agent, but her priorities are elsewhere. The new priority for Homeland Security — “environmental justice“:
Five Cabinet secretaries and senior officials from a wide range of federal agencies and offices participated in the first White House Forum on Environmental Justice today, illustrating the Obama administration’s commitment to ensuring all Americans have strong federal protection from environmental and health hazards.
More than 100 environmental justice leaders from across the country attended the day-long event, which featured White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley, EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Attorney General Eric Holder, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, and Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano.
Remember when Congress insisted on creating DHS in order to focus on national security from a domestic vantage point? How they demanded that all agencies that work on controlling borders and transit points be centralized for greater efficiency?