SAB Panel Launches Speedy Two-Pronged Review To Aid EPA EJ Efforts

March 22, 2024
A new Science Advisory Board (SAB) panel has launched a fast-paced, two-pronged review of EPA’s environmental justice (EJ) efforts, including a formal peer review of its draft technical guide for assessing EJ considerations in rulemakings as well as a broader, self-initiated commentary on how agency officials can address the topic more consistently. Both reports are expected to be complete in about six months. The 21-member SAB EJ Science & Analysis Review Panel held its inaugural meeting March 21, where panelists...

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