environmental-justice

EPA Releases Addendum to Legal Tools to Advance Environmental Justice Focused on Cumulative Impacts

EPA Releases Addendum to Legal Tools to Advance Environmental Justice Focused on Cumulative Impacts

On January 11, EPA released the Cumulative Impacts Addendum to EPA Legal Tools to Advance Environmental Justice (EJ Legal Tools)....

ASDWA Releases Update to Resource on State Definitions of Disadvantaged Communities

ASDWA Releases Update to Resource on State Definitions of Disadvantaged Communities

ASDWA has updated a vital tool on the association’s Environmental Justice webpage. The table for state definitions of disadvantaged communities...

EPA Releases Draft National Enforcement and Compliance Initiatives for Fiscal Years 2024–2027

EPA Releases Draft National Enforcement and Compliance Initiatives for Fiscal Years 2024–2027

Today EPA’s Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA) released draft National Enforcement and Compliance Initiatives (NECI), previously known as...

US Water Alliance Releases Racial Equity Toolkit for Water Utilities

US Water Alliance Releases Racial Equity Toolkit for Water Utilities

The US Water Alliance has released a new tool, the Racial Equity Toolkit, designed to enable water utilities to work...

EPA Approves Final SDWA Variance for Denver Water’s Lead Reduction Program Plan

EPA Approves Final SDWA Variance for Denver Water’s Lead Reduction Program Plan

US EPA has approved Denver Water’s comprehensive approach for reducing lead in drinking water through the issuance of a final...

CEQ Releases Version 1.0 of Climate and Economic Justice Screening Tool

CEQ Releases Version 1.0 of Climate and Economic Justice Screening Tool

On November 22, the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) launched version 1.0 of the Climate and Economic Justice Screening...

EPA Releases Update to EJScreen Tool, Announces Multiple Public Trainings

EPA Releases Update to EJScreen Tool, Announces Multiple Public Trainings

On October 11, EPA announced an update to EJScreen, the Agency’s publicly available environmental justice screening, and mapping tool. This...

EPA Announces $30 Million in Grants for Projects to Reduce Lead in Drinking Water in Disadvantaged Communities and Schools

EPA Announces $30 Million in Grants for Projects to Reduce Lead in Drinking Water in Disadvantaged Communities and Schools

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced projects that have been selected to receive over $30 million in grant...

ASDWA Unveils New Resource for Accessing State Definitions for Disadvantaged Communities under SDWA

ASDWA Unveils New Resource for Accessing State Definitions for Disadvantaged Communities under SDWA

ASDWA is excited to announce the launch of its new Environmental Justice webpage. The webpage includes ASDWA’s environmental justice strategy, developed...

Initial List of Programs Covered Under Justice40 Unveiled by EPA

Initial List of Programs Covered Under Justice40 Unveiled by EPA

On June 24, EPA unveiled the initial list of programs that are covered under the Biden-Harris administration’s Justice40 initiative. The...

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