Today the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its long-awaited environmental justice tool EJSCREEN. EPA describes EJSCREEN as “a powerful environmental justice screening and mapping tool that uses high resolution maps combined with demographic and environmental data to identify places with potentially higher environmental burdens and vulnerable populations. ” You can try out EJSCREEN and offer
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Many strides have been made in the Houston Endowment funded community projects in Pasadena. In the beginning I had no idea how I was going to be able to accomplish the same goals I had accomplished in Galena Park. So far, we’ve met with Harris County Pollution Control, Harris County Public Health & Environmental Services, Pasadena
National Environmental Justice Advisory Council (NEJAC), a federal advisory committee to EPA, is currently finalizing its advice and recommendations on this incredibly important rule.
Environmental justice community outraged as cleanup timeline on abandoned waste treatment site lags on.