Environmental Justice

U.S. EPA OLEM September 2022 EJ Action Plan: What you need to know

Posted: November 3rd, 2022

In September 2022 the United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) Office of Land and Emergency Management (OLEM) published their Environmental Justice (EJ) Plan – EJ Action Plan: Building Up Environmental Justice in EPA’s Land Protection and Cleanup Programs. Back […]

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ECHO and ECHO Notify: Do you know what data is out there?

Posted: October 12th, 2022

With different industries continuing to either expand their current facilities or build new facilities, public awareness and scrutiny has increased dramatically over the past few years. The public has started looking into different factors associated with facilities – including a […]

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Another National EJ Tool – Environmental Justice Index

Posted: September 16th, 2022

On August 10, 2022, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a nation-wide place-based Environmental Justice (EJ) tool: the Environmental Justice Index (EJI). This tool aims to quantify the impact of environmental burden on communities from the […]

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NJDEP Proposes Environmental Justice Rule

Posted: July 6th, 2022

New Jersey Department of Environmental Projection (NJDEP) has published a rule proposal for its Environmental Justice (EJ) program that would require facilities to address environmental and public health impacts they may have on overburdened communities (OBC) while obtaining a permit […]

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OLEM EJ Action Plan – What Does the Future Hold?

Posted: February 7th, 2022

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) Office of Land and Emergency Management (OLEM) Environmental Justice (EJ) Draft Action Plan was released on January 5, 2022 in response to President Biden’s two executive orders (EO), EO 13985 and EO […]

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