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Question What does the term environmental justice mean?

Answer Environmental Justice is defined by the United States Environmental Protection Agency as the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies. NYSDEC coordinates the environmental justice program in NYS.

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URL: http://www.dec.ny.gov/public/333.html

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