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Office of Environmental Justice, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - OEJ

Organization URL(s)

www.epa.gov/compliance/environmentaljustice/index.html
ejhotline@epa.gov

Other Contact Information

Mail Code: 2201A 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC 20460
1-800-962-6215 (Voice - Toll-free)
202-564-2515 (Voice)
202-501-0740 (FAX)

Description

EPA's goal is to provide an environment where all people enjoy the same degree of protection from environmental and health hazards and equal access to the decision-making process to maintain a healthy environment in which to live, learn, and work. EPA's environmental justice mandate extends to all of the Agency's work, including setting standards, permitting facilities, awarding grants, issuing licenses and regulations and reviewing proposed actions by the federal agencies. EPA works with all stakeholders to constructively and collaboratively address environmental and public health issues and concerns. The Office of Environmental Justice (OEJ) coordinates the Agency's efforts to integrate environmental justice into all policies, programs, and activities. The Office also provides information, technical and financial resources to assist and enable the Agency to meet its environmental justice goals and objectives.

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Review Date

Thursday, Dec 15, 2011