WHEJAC Plans To Urge CEQ To Add Spending, Health Data To CEJST

March 2, 2023
White House environmental justice advisors are preparing to urge the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) add spending data and health outcomes to the Climate & Economic Justice Screening Tool (CEJST) that is used to identify which U.S. census tracts are “disadvantaged” and eligible for Justice40 funding. During a March 1 meeting, the White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council’s (WHEJAC) CEJST workgroup chair Nicky Sheats said the group wants to make another set of recommendations on which indicators, datasets and methodologies...

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