WHEJAC Seeks Incinerator Rule Update, Add ‘Racism’ To Screening Tool

August 3, 2022
The White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council (WHEJAC) is preparing to ask EPA to proceed with what it calls a long-overdue update of its Clean Air Act rules governing municipal solid waste incinerators, noting that these facilities can disproportionately harm environmental justice (EJ) communities. The council -- which is slated to meet Aug. 3 and 4 -- has also updated its advice to the Biden administration on how to finalize its Climate & Economic Justice Screening Tool (CEJST), asking for...

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