Chester Environmental Partnership Enhancing Community Involvement

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National Environmental Justice Conference
Chester Environmental Partnership Enhancing Community Involvement
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Presenters:
Rev. Dr. Horace Strand, Chairman, Chester Environmental Partnership (CEP)
Alice Wright, CEP Director
John G. Waffenschmidt, CEP and V.P., Environmental Science & Community Affairs, Covanta
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Chester, Pennsylvania Facility
Source: energyjustice.net
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Chester History
May 1996 Chester Residents Concerned with Quality Living
(CRCQL) Lawsuit
Alleged discrimination under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
DEP actions were discriminatory, irrespective of intent
Regulators realized we mean business
Actions in Chester drew a spotlight
Chester Environmental Partnership
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