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EPA funding for equity communities targets environmental risks

October 10, 2018
EPA is awarding a total of $1.2 million to non-profit groups in 10 environmental justice (EJ) communities across the country for projects intended to assist in addressing environmental and public health risks. Each project will be funded up to $120,000 over two years, from EPA's Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving (EJCPS) program. EJCPS “supports local organizations in their efforts to develop and implement community-driven solutions that address environmental and public health disparities in minority, low-income, tribal and indigenous populations,” according to...

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