Oppose Environmental Racism

Committee: 20 – Environmental Stewardship & Care of Creation

Summary: States the church’s belief that that no community, especially poor communities or members of marginalized ethnic groups, “should bear a disproportionate risk of environmental pollution or degradation.” The resolution creates a task force of 12 people with funding of $30,000 “to study and report specific recommendations for appropriate changes in federal, state, or local law.” Proposed by Advisory Council on the Stewardship of Creation.

Final Status: Adopted.

Resolution on Virtual Binder.

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