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Environmental Justice is the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies. EPA has this goal for all communities and persons across this Nation. It will be achieved when everyone enjoys the same degree of protection from environmental and health hazards and equal access to the decision-making process to have a healthy environment in which to live, learn, and work.

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Date Of Record Release 2010-09-21 15:00:21
Description Environmental Justice is the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies. EPA has this goal for all communities and persons across this Nation. It will be achieved when everyone enjoys the same degree of protection from environmental and health hazards and equal access to the decision-making process to have a healthy environment in which to live, learn, and work.
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Source United States Environmental Protection Agency
Keyword Law, Legal
Selector Selection Committee
Date Of Record Creation 2010-09-21 14:51:00
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Date Last Modified 2010-09-21 15:00:21
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2010-09-21 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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