EPA-Colorado MOU Expands Biden Push For Enforcement In EJ Areas

March 9, 2022
EPA and Colorado have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate on enforcement actions aimed at implementing environmental justice (EJ) goals such as prioritizing inspections in disproportionately impacted communities, expanding an effort the agency started in California last year. EPA Region 8 Administrator KC Becker and Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) Executive Director Jill Hunsaker Ryan signed the voluntary MOU March 8, which will focus on compliance across environmental laws affecting air, water, soil and drinking...

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