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James Gill: Environmentalists were down on Cedric Richmond in Congress. What about in the White House?

James Gill: Environmentalists were down on Cedric Richmond in Congress. What about in the White House?

In his 10 years as congressman for a district that includes Cancer Alley, Cedric Richmond has hardly been the environmentalist's champion. He was no green knight. A local group campaigning for cleaner air and water says his record has been “shameful, just terrible.” The activist who called Richmond's appointment as a top adviser to President-elect Joe Biden a “betrayal” seems to have...

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