Advocates want more data about EPA civil rights petitions

May 13, 2022
EPA’s External Civil Rights Compliance Office (ECRCO) has begun publishing lists of petitions it has received to investigate alleged violations of the Civil Rights Act by funding recipients as part of an effort to boost transparency and bolster the office’s work, but advocates say the notices need to be much more detailed. The latest list was posted April 27 and covers complaints received and compliance reviews initiated by EPA between Jan. 1, 2014, and April 26. It shows that ECRCO...

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