President Biden signed an executive order further embedding environmental justice into the work of federal agencies to achieve real, measurable progress that communities can count on. The new Executive Order, Revitalizing Our Nation's Commitment to Environmental Justice for All, will: Deepen the Biden-Harris Administration's whole-of-government commitment to environmental justice; Better protect overburdened communities from pollution and environmental harms; Strengthen engagement with communities and mobilize federal agencies to confront existing and legacy barriers and injustices; Promote the latest science, data, and research, including on cumulative impacts; Expand interagency coordination and launch a new Office of Environmental Justice within the White House Council on Environmental Quality; Increase accountability and transparency in federal environmental justice policy; and Honor and build on the foundation of ongoing environmental justice work.
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