State trans­paren­cy on envi­ron­men­tal jus­tice activ­i­ty lags

(The Cen­ter Square) — Though state and fed­er­al gov­ern­ments have poured vast amounts of mon­ey into pro­grams under the ban­ner of envi­ron­men­tal jus­tice, Penn­syl­va­ni­ans who want to watch meet­ings of their own EJ Advi­so­ry Board are out of luck com­pared to oth­er states.
The board meets every quar­ter and invites pub­lic par­tic­i­pa­tion, but — unlike sev­er­al oth­er states — does not pub­lish video record­ings. The Tues­day meet­ings, which can run six hours long, can be dif­fi­cult to watch live because they hap­pen dur­ing the work­day.
Nor is the Depart­ment …