White House Equity Panel Eyes EO Changes, Needs For Screening Tool

April 29, 2021
A White House environmental justice (EJ) advisory panel is identifying priorities for its likely recommendations on possible changes to a Clinton-era executive order (EO) on boosting EJ, as well as what the goals and purpose should be for a climate and equity screening tool that the Biden administration will launch this summer. During an April 28 meeting of the White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council (WHEJAC), members of a workgroup exploring possible changes to EO 12898 discussed the need for...

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