Frequent Questions

What steps are being taken to affect Agency-wide policy and actions with regard to environmental justice?

The several concurrent efforts within the Agency include the development of an overall Environmental Justice Task Force which is considering how environmental justice issues can be addressed in Agency-wide policy. In addition, environmental justice has been factored into the Agency-wide Strategic Plan as one of the top five Agency priorities. Furthermore, the Agency is taking the leading role in implementing the Presidential Executive Order on environmental justice.

For more information, see http://www.epa.gov/epawaste/wyl/envjustice.htm.

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