Inequality and Social Policy Seminar Series presentation by Shelley J. Correll,Professor of Sociology and, by courtesy, Organizational Behavior; and the Barbara D. Finberg Director of the Clayman Institute for Gender Research, Stanford University.
Environmental regulation is undergoing radical changes, posing a direct threat to America’s health and potentially deepening inequality. Since the spring of 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed sharp cuts in the testing of children for lead exposure, and the Interior Department directed the National Academy of Sciences to cease studying the health effects of a common mining technique that deposits toxic minerals in ground waters. Meanwhile, recent investigative reports have documented that the appointment of top regulators with conflicting business interests at the EPA continues apace. ... Read more about Truly Toxic