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John Beard

John Beard

John Beard is the director of Port Arthur Community Action Network in Texas. 

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Smoke is seen rising in the distance from the BioLab Westlake after Hurricane Laura passed through the area on August 27, 2020,

Environmental justice delayed for Gulf Coast does not have to be environmental justice denied

By: and - October 24, 2022

After a long, hot summer of helping people throughout the Gulf Coast who have lost their homes and livelihoods to hurricanes and calling on elected officials in Washington to stop the proliferation of fossil fuel plants, we decided energy officials needed to see what’s happening here firsthand. So we invited the commissioners of the Federal […]