Calif. case tests Obama position on environmental justice

The World

The Environmental Protection Agency may begin an investigation into a series of facial birth defects among migrant farm workers in Kettleman City, California. If the EPA takes on the case, it will mark a sharp turn in the agency’s attitude towards issues of environmental justice.

Jeff Young, the host of Public Radio International’s Living on Earth, helps us evaluate just how different President Obama’s environmental policies are from his predecessors.

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