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Environmental Justice

Selected documents on the topic of Environmental Justice under NEPA.

  • May 1, 2008

    In response to Executive Order 12898, DOE prepared and issued its Environmental Justice Strategy in 1995. Since then, the agency has conducted a series of activities to implement the Strategy. Both the Executive Order and the Strategy require that DOE establish and maintain an integrated approach for identifying, tracking, and monitoring environmental justice across the Department.

  • July 1, 1999

    This Environmental Protection Agency document provides guidance on reviewing and commenting on other federal agencies NEPA documents to help ensure that environmental effects on minority and low-income communities have been fully analyzed.

  • December 10, 1997

    Guidance from the Council on Environmental Quality to assist Federal agencies with their NEPA procedures so that environmental justice concerns are effectively identified and addressed.