An official website of the United States government.

We've made some changes to If the information you are looking for is not here, you may be able to find it on the EPA Web Archive or the January 19, 2017 Web Snapshot.

International Cooperation

The Community Action for a Renewed Environment (CARE) Roadmap - 10-Step Plan to Improve Community Environment and Health

This roadmap, developed for EPA's former Community Action for a Renewed Environment (CARE) program, will provide you and your community with a process to:
  • learn about local environmental and environmental health risks and impacts,
  • build the community consensus necessary to take effective action,
  • mobilize a community partnership to take action to reduce impacts and risks, and
  • build long-term capacity within your community to understand and reduce environmental impacts and risks.

EPA created this tool to support public involvement.  It is an excellent resource in support of EPA's Public Participation Guide.

You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.