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Racial Equity Executive Order Deepens Federal Environmental Justice Efforts

USA - February 24 2023 The Biden-Harris Administration continues to build on early efforts to integrate environmental justice with federal agency actions through a new…

Shannon Morrissey, Peggy Otum, Bethany Thomas

EPA’s New Office and Environmental Justice Guidance: Implications for Project Permitting and Beyond

USA - November 14 2022 Recent actions by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) aim to institutionalize environmental justice as a key agency function and support…

Shannon Morrissey, Peggy Otum, Davina Pujari

Supplemental environmental projects: Environmental settlement tool Poised to advance environmental justice

USA - July 22 2022 Future federal environmental settlements are likely to include more creative remedies to address the impacts of violations on communities, thanks to…

Sarah Garrett, Shannon Morrissey, Peggy Otum, Davina Pujari

New screening tool maps out path to advancing environmental justice

USA - May 25 2022 The path to advancing environmental justice (EJ) just got a lot clearer, thanks to a new digital mapping tool created by the White House Council on…

Shannon Morrissey, Peggy Otum

Justice Department Launches Actions to Advance Environmental Justice

USA - May 12 2022 Attorney General Merrick B. Garland and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan recently announced a series of significant…

Peggy Otum, Davina Pujari