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In 1992, the EPA created the Office of Environmental Justice to integrate EJ into its policies, programs and activities.
The establishment of a dedicated Office of Environmental Justice within the US Federal Government Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seen as a response to the environmental justice movement (Hannigan 2006, Mitchell 2004, Taylor 2000), and it is increasingly common to view environmental conflicts through an environmental justice lens.
Working effectively with communities is so important in improving the environmental status of our country," said Jonathan Hook, director of the Office of Environmental Justice and Tribal Affairs at the EPA's Region 6 Headquarters.
A professor of public and environmental policy at Indiana University, Rhodes wrote his book after a sabbatical spent at the EPA's Office of Environmental Justice.
EPA, Office of Environmental Justice and Office of Enforcement/Compliance Assurance, 1998: 1).
A black community activist who now heads the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality's Office of Environmental Justice, Dickerson thought she was doing right by both the environment and the impoverished, mostly black community of Romeville when, in 1997, she helped shepherd through a deal to build Shintech Corporation's state-of-the-art, $700 million polyvinyl chloride plant in St.
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An Institutional Response: EPA's Office of Environmental Justice Dr.