Environmental Justice for CAA Permits in Region 8
Region 8 considers environmental justice in the permitting process for PSD and Tribal NSR Permits for facilities on 27 Tribal Nations in Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.
When EPA undertakes a permitting action under the Clean Air Act we will consider the needs of minority populations, low-income populations and indigenous peoples — those most impacted by environmental and public-health concerns — and provide opportunity for these populations to have a voice in shaping EPA’s final permitting action.What is Environmental Justice?
- EPA Policy on Environmental Justice for Tribes and Indigenous Peoples
- Considering Environmental Justice in Permitting
- EPA Activities To Promote Environmental Justice in the Permit Application ProcessExit
- EPA Region 8 Regional Implementation Plan to Promote Meaningful Engagement of Overburdened Communities in Permitting Activities