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Environmental justice council recommends strict soot and ozone standards

Today, the White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council voted unanimously to submit a letter to the Biden administration highlighting the disproportionate impact of fine particulate matter and ozone pollution on low-income communities and communities of color.


Biden administration builds on commitment to environmental justice

Rose Garden Executive branch signing

In a Rose Garden ceremony this afternoon, President Joe Biden signed a new executive order building on his administration’s efforts to work to ensure that everyone in the United States can live in a safe and healthy environment, protected by the nation’s environmental and civil rights laws.


White House releases historic guidance for environmental justice investments

CONTACT: Chelsea Barnes,, 276-207-9636 Yesterday, the Biden administration released a first-of-its-kind guidance document to ensure the benefits of federal investment reach environmental justice communities. The new “Interim Implementation Guidance for the Justice40 Initiative” provides recommendations to federal agencies regarding


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