Environmental justice takes the spotlight

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Quick Fix

— Several presidential hopefuls will discuss environmental justice at a forum today amid a larger shift in the conversation on the Hill and in the 2020 race on frontline communities.

— EPA’s inspector general is investigating whether chief of staff Ryan Jackson was involved in destroying internal documents that should have been retained, two people familiar with the matter told POLITICO.

— Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s deep involvement in U.S. policy on Ukraine was “somewhat unusual,” according to new testimony from a State


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