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RECORD NUMBER: 13 OF 29
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Environmental justice and federal facilities : recommendations for improving stakeholder relations between federal facilities and environmental justice communities /|
|CORP Author||National Environmental Justice Advisory Council, Washington, DC.|
|Publisher||National Environmental Justice Advisory Council,|
|Report Number||EPA 300-R-04-901|
|Subjects||Environmental justice--United States.|
|Additional Subjects||Federal facilities ; Data collection ; Methodology ; Recommendations ; Policies ; Public participation ; Community assessments ; Health service accessibility ; Communication ; Site visits ; Federal government agencies ; Environmental justice|
|Collation||1 volume (various pagings) ; 28 cm|
This report presents recommendations to the Environmental Protection Agency, as well as other agencies associated with the cleanup of federal facilities, with the aim of improving relationships between facilities, communities, regulators, and governmental bodies involved in the cleanup of contaminated federal facility sites. The recommendations reflect consensus among individuals and organizations with diverse backgrounds and interests who have offered their views how best to address concerns from communities that are in proximity to federal facilities. The report reflects the advice and recommendations from several meetings, on-site interviews, analyses, public comments. federal agencies. The five main recommendations are: (1) Encourage enhanced community assessments and communication methods to improve cultural sensitivity for environmental justice communities; (2) Encourage the provision of access to adequate health services (3) Encourage the provision of additional resources for capacity building (4) There is an acute necessity to improve and create more effective communication between facilities, regulators and environmental justice communities (5) New and consistent opportunities are needed to help environmental justice communities influence decisions.
Also available on the Internet. Viewed: 01/18/2013. "October 2004."