EPA Uses Hybrid Approach For Informal Resolution Of Rights Complaints

May 9, 2022
EPA is seeking to move forward with a new “hybrid” approach to reaching informal resolution of Civil Rights Act complaints by allowing community members filing complaints to participate in negotiations with funding recipients they allege have violated the law. The first-time approach, which EPA is proposing in response to a complaint over potential state approval of a Brooklyn, NY, natural gas project expansion, appears to be aimed at giving community members a seat at the table in response to their...

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