EPA plans to integrate EJ Screen tool in rulemakings

February 9, 2021
EPA will pursue a “more integrated approach” for using its environmental justice (EJ) screening and mapping tool, EJ Screen, including using the tool for rulemakings this year, an agency spokeswoman says. The agency revealed its plan for making better use of EJ Screen in response to questions from Inside EPA about the tools it will use to implement EJ into policy decisions. President Joe Biden’s Jan. 27 climate change executive order included an instruction for agencies to implement climate...

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