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Environmental Justice

Communities

Environmental Justice Small Grants Tutorial

The Environmental Justice Small Grants program awards grants that support community-driven projects designed to engage, educate, and empower communities to better understand local environmental and public health issues and develop strategies for addressing those issues.  This Tutorial provides an overview of grant eligibility, types of projects, application criteria, tips and advice.

Increasing Awareness of Federal Grants and Resource Opportunities

This webinar provides an overview of the Grants.gov registration process, how environmental justice stakeholders can search for funding opportunities, and how to apply for those opportunities using Grants.gov. The webinar also highlights grant opportunities for communities available from the Department of Agriculture and the Environmental Protection Agency.

National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS 101) Webinars for Communities

This webinar provides an overview of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) established by the EPA as required under the Clean Air Act.  It highlights the NAAQS standards set for the following six common air pollutants: particulate matter, ozone, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide, carbon monoxide, and lead. The webinar also provides tools and resources that focus on other air quality and public health issues.

EJSCREEN: Environmental Justice Screening and Mapping Tool

EJSCREEN is an environmental justice screening and mapping tool that provides EPA and the public with a nationally consistent approach to characterizing potential areas that may warrant further consideration, analysis, or outreach.  A series of short tutorial videos on the basic EJSCREEN functionality is available on the EJSCREEN Videos page.  To help beginners get started using the tool, a basic step-by-step walk-through is also available at https://www.epa.gov/ejscreen/learn-use-ejscreen .