Denver Touts EPA’s SIP Disapproval In Push For Broader State EJ Analysis

February 6, 2023
Citing EPA’s recent disapproval of a California air quality plan on equity grounds, the city of Denver and allied groups are pressing EPA to require environmental justice (EJ) and civil rights analysis in all Colorado air plans, expanding calls for such requirements as the agency drafts guidance to states on how to factor such issues into their plans. In joint comments filed late last year , the city and county of Denver, along with other local municipalities and environmentalists, say...

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