political soap craft

But in its first official season with the EPA, the role of ‘environmental justice’ in the agency was akin to Sondra Huxtable at the start of “The Cosby Show”: Barely referenced and racially ambiguous. Then, in President George W. Bush’s hands, EJ was Denise Huxtable—dropped from the big show altogether.

Lisa Jackson brought ‘environmental justice’ back to the EPA.