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NEJAC Advice and Recommendations


The National Environmental Justice Advisory Council (NEJAC) provides independent advice, consultation, and recommendations to the Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on matters related to environmental justice.

The following NEJAC reports contain advice and recommendations to the Agency:

Date Title
Mar 2012

Recommendations for the Prevention of Chemical Plant Disasters (PDF) (2 pp, 36K)

Nov 2011

Recommendations for EPA's Community Action for a Renewed Environment (CARE) Program (PDF) (3 pp, 320K)

Jul 2011

Recommendations for Ensuring Long-Term Engagement of Communities in Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration (PDF) (20 pp, 439K)

May 2011

NEJAC Comments on Plan EJ 2014 (PDF) (11 pp, 142K)

May 2011

Enhancing Environmental Justice in EPA Permitting Programs (PDF) (41 pp, 337K)

Aug 2010

Request to Provide Advise on EPA’s Draft Stragic Plan 2011-2015 (PDF) (2 pp, 76K)

May 2010

Recommendations for Nationally Consistent Environmental Justice Screening Approaches (PDF) (109 pp, 5.69MB)

Apr 2010

Recommendations for EPA's Community Action for a Renewed Environment (CARE) Program (PDF) (3 pp, 31K)

Apr 2010

Strategies to Enhance School Air Toxics Monitoring in Environmental Justice Communities (PDF) (24 pp, 134K)

Nov 2009

Reducing Air Emissions Associated With Goods Movement: Working Towards Environmental Justice (PDF) (48 pp, 1.9MB)

Sep 2008

Strengthening the Participation of Business and Industry in Environmental Justice, Green Business, and Sustainability (PDF) (3 pp, 49K)

Oct 2008

Recommendations for EPA's State Environmental Justice Cooperative Agreement Initiative (PDF) (8 pp, 76K)

Dec 2007

NEJAC Initial Letter Regarding the Environmental Justice Strategic Enforcement Assessment Tool (PDF) (3 pp, 48K)

Aug 2006

Future Mechanisms to Enhance Stakeholder Involvement and Engagement to Address Environmental Justice (PDF) (26 pp, 211K)

Aug 2006

The 2005 Gulf Coast Hurricanes and Vulnerable Populations: Recommendations for Future Disaster Preparedness/Response (PDF) (25 pp, 219K)

Aug 2006

Unintended Impacts of Redevelopment and Revitalization Efforts in Five Environmental Justice Communities (PDF) (40 pp, 284K)

Dec 2004

Ensuring Risk Reduction in Communities with Multiple Stressors: Environmental Justice and Cumulative Risks/Impacts (PDF) (178 pp, 2.6MB)

Nov 2004

Environmental Justice and Federal Facilities: Recommendations for Improving Stakeholder Relations Between Federal Facilities and Environmental Justice Communities (PDF) (94 pp, 1.4MB)

Oct 2004

Meaningful Involvement and Fair Treatment by Tribal Environmental Regulatory Programs (PDF) (68 pp, 408K)

Jun 2003

Advancing Environmental Justice Through Pollution Prevention (PDF) (167 pp, 1.3MB)

Nov 2002

Fish Consumption and Environmental Justice (PDF) (185 pp, 2.6MB)

May 2002

Integration of Environmental Justice in Federal Programs (PDF) (55 pp, 761K)

Feb 2001

Environmental Justice and Community-Based Health Model Discussion (91 pp, 1.2MB)

Nov 2000

Guide on Consultation and Collaboration with Indian Tribal Governments and the Public Participation of Indigenous Groups and Tribal Members in the Environmental Decision Making (PDF) (59 pp, 1.2MB)

Jul 2000

Environmental Justice in the Permitting Process: A Report from the National Environmental Justice Advisory Council (PDF) (133 pp, 1.16MB)

Mar 2000

A Regulatory Strategy for Siting and Operating Waste Transfer Stations (PDF) (77 pp, 793K)

Feb 2000

Model Plan for Participation (PDF) (20 pp, 390K)

Jul 1996

Draft Memorandum on Integrating Environmental Justice into EPA Permitting Authority (PDF) (24 pp, 106K)

Dec 1996

Environmental Justice, Urban Revitalization, and Brownfields: the Search for Authentic Hope (PDF) (85 pg, 326K)

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EPA/NEJAC Roundtable Meetings

U.S. EPA/NEJAC Roundtable on Environmental justice in the U.S.-Mexico border region:

U.S. EPA/NEJAC Roundtables on Enforcement issues in EPA:

U.S. EPA/NEJAC Roundtable on Superfund Relocation issues:

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The information, reports and recommendations listed on these pages are the products of the National Environmental Justice Advisory Council, an independent council created under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, to provide independent advice and recommendations on the subject of environmental justice to the EPA Administrator

The information, reports and recommendations found on this site reflect the opinions and views of the independent National Environmental Justice Advisory Council, and not necessarily the views or opinions of the U.S. EPA.


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