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Comments Deadline: DHHS’ 2022 EJ Strategy and Implementation Plan

May 10, 2022 @ 8:00 am - May 19, 2022 @ 11:59 pm EDT

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is issuing this Request for Information (RFI) to receive input from the public on HHS’ draft outline to further the development of the 2022 Environmental Justice Strategy and Implementation Plan. HHS would like to identify priority actions and strategies to best address environmental injustices and health inequities for people of color, disadvantaged, vulnerable, low-income, marginalized, and indigenous populations.

With the engagement of and input from the public, the 2022 Environmental Justice Strategy and Implementation Plan will serve as a guide to confront environmental and health disparities and implement a multifaceted approach that will serve vulnerable populations and communities disproportionately impacted by environmental burdens.

View the Draft Strategy Outline here: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2022/04/08/2022-07514/request-for-information-rfi-2022-hhs-environmental-justice-strategy-and-implementation-plan-draft.

Please submit comments no later than midnight Eastern Time (ET) on May 19, 2022 via email to OASHcomments@hhs.gov as a Word document or in the body of an email.

For questions, please contact: Dr. LaToria Whitehead, Senior Public Health Analyst, email: ceq6@cdc.gov, phone: (770) 488-3633.

For up-to-date information about Environmental Justice funding opportunities, events, and webinars, subscribe to EPA’s Environmental Justice listserv by sending a blank email to: join-epa-ej@lists.epa.gov. Follow us on Twitter: @EPAEnvJustice

Para recibir información actualizada sobre oportunidades de financiamiento de Justicia Ambiental, eventos y seminarios web, suscríbase al listserve de Justicia Ambiental de la EPA enviando un mensaje en blanco de correo electrónico a: join-epa-ej@lists.epa.gov. Síganos en Twitter: @EPAEnvJustice.


May 10, 2022 @ 8:00 am EDT
May 19, 2022 @ 11:59 pm EDT
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