EPA Says NEJAC Advice Pushes ‘Boundaries’ To Bolster EJ In NEPA Reviews

April 26, 2024
As the White House prepares to issue a rule with stepped-up focus on environmental justice (EJ) in National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) reviews, EPA officials say recommendations from its advisors will help bolster such considerations within EPA and when the agency reviews NEPA assessments conducted by other agencies. Recommendations from the agency’s National Environmental Justice Advisory Council (NEJAC) will help “push the boundaries” for how EPA considers EJ in Clean Air Act section 309 reviews, where EPA assesses other agencies’...

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