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New EPA Environmental Justice Training for States

Earlier this month EPA announced the launch of a new training program that will help states integrate environmental justice into decision-making. EPA plans to collaborate with state partners and conduct a series of webinars that will train environmental justice capacity building at the state level. The first webinar of the series will focus on prioritizing and identifying vulnerable communities.

Identifying and Prioritizing Environmentally Impacted and Vulnerable Communities

DATE:                    Tuesday, April 16

TIME:                    2:00 – 3:30 PM (Eastern)

REGISTER:           For additional information and registration click here

Additional webinars will include the following topics:

  • Enhancing community involvement in the regulatory process
  • Using an area-wide planning approach to promote equitable development
  • Application of environmental justice to state environmental impact assessments

Along with these online trainings, EPA regions plan on organizing environmental justice training for their states. More information on this announcement can be found here.