Environmental Justice in CAA Permitting in Region 7
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?
Working with Communities
- Considering Environmental Justice During the Development of Regulatory Actions (PDF)
- Policy on Environmental Justice for Working with Federally Recognized Tribes and Indigenous People (PDF)
- EPA Region 7 Regional Implementation Plan to Promote Meaningful Engagement of Overburdened Communities in Permitting Activities (PDF)
- Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)
Environmental Justice Screening and Mapping Tool