Posts tagged with: EPA

EPA Releases EJSCREEN Environmental Justice Tool

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

Texas Citizen Groups Petition EPA Over Coal-Fired Power Plants Exempt from Federal Air Pollution Limits

Public Records Show State Conspired with Industry to Illegally Exempt 35 Units from Federal Particulate Limits During Startup, Shutdown, and Maintenance   Texas community and public interest organizations on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, petitioned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to overturn the state’s decision to exempt large coal-fired power plants from federal limits on particulates and