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HHS Seeks Comment on Draft Strategy to Promote Healthy Communities & Protect People's Health

Overview EJ IWG Members Sign Memorandum of Understanding, Renewing EJ Commitments Current Environmental Justice Efforts Past EJ IWG Initiatives Resources Overview The Federal Interagency Working Group on Environmental Justice (EJ IWG) was established in 1994 under Executive Order (EO) 12898 PDF (6 pp, 123K, About PDF ) . The role of the EJ IWG is to guide, support and enhance federal environmental justice and community-based activities. The EJ IWG is comprised of 15 federal agencies and several White House offices. Top of Page EJ IWG Members Sign Memorandum of Understanding, Renewing EJ Commitments On August 4, 2011, heads of 17 federal agencies took an important step in the Administration's effort to support environmental justice by signing the Memorandum of Understanding on Environmental Justice and Executive Order 12898 (EJ MOU) (PDF) (6 pp, 42K) . The EJ MOU broadens t...

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