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Environmental Justice: Federal Agencies Could Benefit from a Strategic Approach to Assess Progress, Statement of J. Alfredo Gómez, Director, Natural Resources and Environment, Testimony Before the Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change, Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives   [open pdf - 172KB]

From the Document: "Environmental justice seeks to address the disproportionately high distribution of health and environmental risks among low-income and minority communities by seeking their fair treatment and meaningful involvement in environmental policy. [...] My statement today will focus on (1) actions the working group agencies have taken to address environmental justice issues related to their missions, (2) the agencies' progress in identifying and addressing environmental justice issues related to their missions, and (3) interagency working group efforts to help agencies coordinate federal environmental justice efforts under the executive order."

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GAO-20-290T
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2019-11-20
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