Republicans begin to repeal Obama’s environmental legacy

Ethan Elkind quoted by Colorlines, Feb. 2, 2017

“By removing these regulations, you’re removing protections for clean air, clean water,” said Ethan Elkind. … “It’s safe to say that every time you remove environmental protection, very often communities of color and disadvantaged communities are most at risk, because they’re closer to those industrial facilities that these regulations are designed to limit pollution and other harmful health effects from.”