WHEJAC Approves Report To Better Implement Biden EJ Executive Order

June 7, 2024
The White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council (WHEJAC) June 6 approved a workgroup report advising the Biden administration on how to better implement its environmental justice (EJ) executive order, with recommendations generally focused on infusing EJ at every level of decision-making throughout the federal government. Workgroup co-chair LaTricea Adams of Young, Gifted & Green explained that the recommendations seek to strengthen the order’s ability to “support frontline communities,” by highlighting areas requiring more clarity, adding more specificity and further justifying...

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