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Jan 02, 2023

EPA Launches New Environmental Justice Tool

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has created a new environmental justice (EJ) mapping and screening tool called EJScreen in order to better fulfill the Agency’s obligations relating to the protection of public health and the environment.

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Nov 29, 2021

Environmental Justice and the Era of “Woke” Permitting

There is no question the policy considerations underlying Environmental Justice (EJ) are valid. As a society, we need to recognize that some communities are more at risk than others and devise means to mitigate these risks or at least not consciously add to them if possible.

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Sep 28, 2021

Existing Laws Offer Environmental Justice Tools, Official Says

The Justice Department has plenty of options under existing environmental laws to help local communities long suffering from air or water pollution even without an environmental justice statute, the head of a new federal environmental justice litigation team said Tuesday.

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