President Joe Biden unveiled his latest agenda on woke government overreach by announcing he was creating a new federal agency, called the Office of Environmental Justice, and intended it to oversee how every other extant government agency operated in terms of both supporting his radical climate agenda and social justice causes.
The timing for Biden’s speech came as the 2023 celebration of Earth Day was about to kick off.
Yahoo! News described Biden’s initiative by saying it would “coordinate the implementation of environmental justice policy across the entire federal government.”
“I was elected president with [Vice President] Kamala [Harris] and in our partnership, we vowed to take action with the most ambitious climate environmental justice agenda in American history … and that’s exactly what we did with your support,” Biden said in prepared remarks during the signing ceremony.
“This executive order creates a new Office of Environmental Justice and new role for the chief environmental justice officer,” Biden later said in part of his speech.
“They will coordinate our efforts across government to make sure we’re delivering the greatest possible benefits to people’s lives. This executive order honors and builds on decades of work, including by many of you are here today in the private as well as public sector.”
In another part of the speech, Biden pulled out the tired trope of imaginary structural racism that serves as a “fundamental driver of environmental injustice,” and commented that he was requesting all of the federal agencies in what Yahoo! News called “overburdened communities, including communities of color and low-income communities,” be the drivers of change for them.
Once the signing ceremony was complete, the administrator of the EPA, Michael Regan, spoke with theGrio and said this latest agency reflected on a “number of actions that have been taken” by the president to combat both climate change and the alleged prevalence of racism throughout the country.
He continued, saying, “This is just another example of the president’s leadership and commitment to the fact that every single person in this country deserves access to clean air, clean water.”
Regan went on to pontificate about how Biden’s staff have traveled to more than 30 states and 9 countries, and in each of those trips conveniently spoke to people who shared their dystopian vision of a future guided by woke climate and racist worldviews.
“President [Biden] has taken time, wisely, to get the information and the solutions from the communities, and now we’re going to match those solutions and those voices with these historic resources,” he said.
Regan continued by speaking about Biden’s own comments about past discrimination like redlining that had quite real impacts on communities but have been outlawed since the 1960s. “If we don’t understand our history, we’re doomed to repeat it,” he also said to theGrio. “What we know from history and what we know from data is structural racism in this country has put certain communities at a disadvantage and have been disproportionately impacted by climate change by pollution.”
Featured image: Screen shot from original C-SPAN video,
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