Memphis facility should reduce cancer-causing emissions, City Council says

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 24, 2023 6:06 PM CT | Published: January 24, 2023 2:17 PM CT

“What we’re doing here is asking them to initiate those same interventions that they’re putting in their other sites across the country and not wait for the EPA,” said Memphis City Council member Jeff Warren.


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Keely Brewer is a Report for America corps member covering environmental impacts on communities of color in Memphis. She is working in partnership with the Ag & Water Desk, a sustainable reporting network aimed at telling water and agriculture stories across the Mississippi River Basin.


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