CEQ Turns To NASEM To Bolster Environmental Justice Screening Tool

November 7, 2022
At the request of the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering & Medicine (NASEM) is reviewing advanced environmental health and geospatial data and technologies to help the council improve its controversial environmental justice (EJ) screening tool that sparked criticism after officials dropped race as a factor. The NAS will form a committee to “analyze how environmental health and geospatial data and environmental screening tools can inform [CEQ’s] vision by conducting a data assessment...

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