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Interim Environmental Justice Policy: Appendix 1

Flow Chart: EPA Region 2 Process for Factoring Environmental Justice into Permit Decision-Making

Flow Chart Entry Point:

Step 1.  Delineate boundaries of community/area and conduct preliminary environmental burden analysis.

Step 2.  Comparison of COC to statistical reference area.

Step 3.  Determine if demographic criteria are met.

Step 4.  Develop a comprehensive Environmental Load Profile (ELP) and include, where applicable, additional demographic considerations.

Step 5.  Determine whether the potential EJ Community shares a disproportionately high and adverse human health or environmental burden.

Step 6.  Summarize and report results of EJ Analysis.  Develop the Draft Permit.

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