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EPA Eyes Chicago’s Landmark Cumulative Impacts Study To Aid New Policy

March 23, 2023
EPA Region 5 is offering technical assistance to Chicago officials on their landmark effort to conduct a citywide cumulative impacts assessment that is intended to enable the city to include such considerations in a range of local decisions, an effort that will also assist the agency as it crafts policy for weighing cumulative impacts in its decisions. “We will be looking at this and every other example we can identify where people bring fresh eyes to approach the work, and...

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