Environmental Justice and NEPA: Overview and Update on Recent Developments

Gain an overview of environmental justice and how it integrates with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process. Examine the legal framework for integration, including an overview of key laws, regulations and orders, such as Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Executive Order 12898 on Federal Actions and Environmental Justice. Discuss examples and case studies for recent and current projects, and learn key principles for preparing effective environmental justice studies for NEPA analyses. Relevant case law and recent policy and guidance issued by federal agencies, including the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), will also be covered.

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