With renewed White House focus on environmental justice, federal prosecutors will be encouraged to use existing statutory tools to provide members of affected communities with crime victim status while fighting environmental crimes, says Sidley’s Simone Jones. The regulated community should anticipate increased use of these statutes, she says.
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