The 2015 National Environmental Justice Conference and Training Program planners are inviting individuals to submit abstracts, not to exceed two pages, related to environmental justice. Each abstract should include the submitter’s name, affiliation, full contact information, and the amount of time being requested. The overall conference theme is Enhancing Communities Through Capacity Building and Technical Assistance.
- Environmental Justice Five-Year Implementation Plan – Third and Fourth Annual Progress Reports (December 2013)
- Environmental Justice Five-Year Implementation Plan – Second Annual Progress Report (August 2011)
- Environmental Justice Five-Year Implementation Plan First Annual Progress Report (December 2009)
- Environmental Justice Five-Year Implementation Plan (December 2008)
- Environmental Justice Strategy (November 2007)
- Environmental Justice at the U.S. Department of Energy – A Decade of Progress (July 2005)
- Empowering Communities in the Age of E-Government (March 2006)
July 17, 2014
March 4, 2014
January 30, 2014A Review of the Department of Energy’s Implementation of Executive Order 12898 and Recommendations for a Second Five-Year Strategic Plan
At the request of the U.S Department of Energy’s Office of Legacy Management, the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) performed a historical review of the Office’s implementation of Executive Order 12898, developed a catalog of activities implemented to achieve the mission of the Executive Order and formulated recommendations for a Second Five-Year Strategic Plan.
January 16, 2014
Environmental Justice Five-Year Implementation Plan – Third and Fourth Annual Progress Reports (December 2013)
The goals and activities included in this report emphasize community participation and empowerment, and stakeholder involvement, and heighten the sensitivity of managers and staff to EJ within the Department.
October 31, 2013
Conference returns to DC, March 26 through 28, 2014, with a celebration of the past and upcoming 20 years of environmental justice.
May 31, 2008
Remarks as prepared for delivery by Acting Deputy Secretary of Energy Jeffrey Kupfer; State of Environmental Justice in America; May 22, 2008; Washington, DC.
May 31, 2008
Message from the Secretary on Presidential Executive Order 12898, Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations.
October 31, 2004
Environmental Justice and Federal Facilities: recommendations for improving stakeholder relations between federal facilities and environmental justice communities, October 2004
April 30, 2003
Environmental Justice Brochure
November 30, 2000Guide on Consultation and Collaboration with Indian Tribal Governments and the Public Participation of Indigenous Groups and Tribal Members in Environmental Decision Making
This report and recommendations have been written as a part of the activities of the National Environmental Justice Advisory Council, a public advisory committee providing extramural policy information and advice to the Administrator and other officials of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
July 31, 2000
Living in the Highland Addition community presents challenges and opportunities. The challenges come from the fact that residents must meet the demands of life without many of the basic needs of life that others take for granted.
May 31, 2000
Since 1997, federal agencies, including the U.S. Department of Energy, have been working with the Coalition to respond to the recommendations in their Implementation Plan. The recommendations and plan describe activities that are aimed at building more positive relationships with agency officials and building the means for community empowerment to seek effective redress of the problems, which continue to plague such communities.
February 28, 2000
This report and recommendations have been written as a part of the activities of the NEJAC, a public advisory committee providing extramural policy information and advice to the Administrator and other officials of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The Council is structured to provide balanced, expert assessment of matters related to environmental justice. This report has been reviewed by EPA.
June 30, 1999
The cooperative agreement enhances the National Conference of Black Mayors, Inc., members' capacity for energy and environmental planning through computer-based technology, Internet access, and a training workshop.
April 30, 1999
For more than a decade, Hyde Park residents and other community residents have worked to improve our living conditions. Our work has been hampered by the multitude of industrial facilities, literally in our back yards. While some of these industrial facilities are inactive, others still operate. We are making progress.
April 30, 1999
The purpose of this initiative is to build community capacity for public participation in environmental and energy decision making. The target communities are those impacted by U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) facilities and in Washington, DC, the DOE Headquarters host community. The primary focus is on environmental justice communities—low-income and minority communities.
July 31, 1998
The U.S. Department of Energy has provided six computers to Prichard to improve its decision-making process through Geographic Information System (GIS) as a decision-making tool. The agency has provided GIS training and other technical assistance in Prichard's Brownfields redevelopment effort. Other National Conference of Black Mayors' cities that have received computers for technology centers and technology transfer are Hayti Heights, Missouri; East St. Louis, Illinois; and Glenarden, Maryland.
April 30, 1998
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is committed to environmental justice and public participation. DOE is working to involve citizens early and often in its decision making process. Meaningful public involvement can lead to better and more just environmental decision-making. Involving the public, however, is not always easy.
December 31, 1997
Guidance Under the National Environmental Policy Act
Council on Environmental Quality (December 1997)
April 30, 1995
This document does not reflect comments from U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) stakeholders, based on concerns from a majority of them about the short time frame for review. Since this is a living document, we will incorporate our stakeholders' comments, as appropriate, after we receive and review them. DOE regards the concerns and opinions of our stakeholders as crucial to completing our final environmental justice strategy.