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Community-Based Federal Environmental Justice Resource Guide 2011

Community-Based Federal Environmental Justice Resource Guide 2011

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this guide is a source of information for individuals and organizations working in communities overburdened by the adverse health impacts of exposure to toxics where they live, work and play. The programs included in this guide are focused on resources that would assist communities with technical or financial assistance to reduce exposure. Through this and other efforts, federal agencies are recommitting to improving the health and sustainability of communities across America.
this guide is a source of information for individuals and organizations working in communities overburdened by the adverse health impacts of exposure to toxics where they live, work and play. The programs included in this guide are focused on resources that would assist communities with technical or financial assistance to reduce exposure. Through this and other efforts, federal agencies are recommitting to improving the health and sustainability of communities across America.

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 Auust 2011
Prepared by theFederal Interagency Working Groupon Environmental Justice
 
CommunityBasedFederalEnvironmental JusticeResource Guide
 
 
TAble of ConTenTs
Department of Agriculture.......................................................4Department of Commerce ..................................................... 10Department of Defense......................................................... 28Department of Education....................................................... 30Department of Energy........................................................... 34Environmental Protection Agency ............................................ 42Department of Health and Human Services............................... 56Department of Homeland Security........................................... 70Department of Housing and Urban Development ........................ 72Department of the Interior .................................................... 88Department of Justice .......................................................... 98Department of Labor.......................................................... 108Department of State .......................................................... 110Department of Transportation .............................................. 112Department of Treasury ...................................................... 122Department of Veteran Affairs ............................................. 124
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Commitment to a Healthy Environment andStrong Economy for Overburdened Communities
The Federal Interagency Working Group on Environmental Justice (IWG)was established in 1994 under Executive Order (EO) 12898. The IWG iscomprised o ederal agencies and several White House oces. Chairedby the Administrator o the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA),the IWG’s ocus is to integrate environmental justice into ederal agencyprograms, policies and activities. In August 2011 the ederal amily rearmedits commitment to work or environmental justice and continue thecollaborative work o the IWG. The IWG works to share lessons-learned andensure opportunities or collaboration in addressing environmental justiceconcerns.The IWG is pleased to provide this guide as a source o inormation orindividuals and organizations working in communities overburdened by theadverse health impacts o exposure to toxics where they live, work andplay. The programs included in this guide are ocused on resources thatwould assist communities with technical or nancial assistance to reduceexposure. Through this and other eorts, ederal agencies are recommittingto improving the health and sustainability o communities across America.3

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