Join the Mississippi Delta Project (MDP) for a conversation with:
– Carol Browner, former EPA Administrator and Director of the White House Office of Energy and Climate Change Policy (now at Covington & Burling)
– Gary Guzy, former Deputy Director and General Counsel of the White House Council on Environmental Quality (now at Covington & Burling)
– Janette McCarthy Wallace, General Counsel at the NAACP
Carol, Gary, and Janette will discuss the current water crisis in Jackson, Mississippi and legal strategies to address community impacts, including the NAACP’s 2022 complaint, filed under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act alleging state discrimination in funding for public health and water infrastructure in Jackson.