Environmental Justice Policy

EEA maintains a policy of environmental justice to better serve the environmental needs of the Commonwealth’s most vulnerable residents.

Seeking to better serve the environmental needs of the Commonwealth’s most vulnerable residents, Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Matthew A. Beaton and state environmental officials have announced updates to the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs’(EEA) Environmental Justice Policy, which delivers the necessary resources to aggressively combat against environmental burdens unduly placed onto low income communities and communities of color.

New Executive Order on Environmental Justice

The Executive Order 552 was issued on November 25th, 2014 requiring Secretariats to take action in promoting environmental justice. 

 

Environmental Justice Policy

Current Environmental Justice Policy:

Past Environmental Justice Policies

 

Draft Environmental Justice Policy

 

Formally Submitted Public Comments on Draft EJ Policy

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