The Office of the Secretary's Office of Environmental Policy and Compliance (OEPC) provides national leadership and direction in the coordination and development of environmental policy and program evaluation. It provides for a coordinated and unified approach and response to environmental issues that affect multiple bureaus in order to ensure that the Department speaks as one entity with respect to those issues. It provides guidance for the Department's compliance with the full range of existing environmental statutes, executive orders, regulations and other requirements.
THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE IMPLEMENTATION PROGRESS REPORTS
Loretta Sutton, Program Analyst, Natural Resources Management Team
Office of Environmental Policy and Compliance
1849 C Street, NW
Washington, DC 20240
Telephone: 202–208–7565 or
Environmental Justice (EJ) On-LineTraining Available on DOI Learn-(Introduction to Environmental Justice)-Students may register on DOI Learn: http://www.doi.gov/DOILearn/index.cfm
EJ Training Purpose: To increase DOI employees' awareness of the Federal Government requirement to incorporate the principles of EJ into programs, policies, and activities that might adversely impact human health or the environment.
Responses to Comments Received at Federal Interagency Working Group on Environmental Justice (EJ IWG) Public Forums
During the period of April-August 2011 the EJ IWG held public forums across the country to discuss best practices and model programs pertaining to environmental justice. As part of the EJ IWG's commitment to the public, comments and concerns were captured during the forums to be addressed by Federal agencies as appropriate.
Responses to Comments Received at the 2011 Alaska Forum on the Environment
On February 7-11, 2011, EJ IWG held a community dialogue in Anchorage, AK. The Department of the Interior participated in that dialogue. As part of the EJ IWG's commitment, concerns of the community were recorded at that meeting.
Read the EJ IWG's partnering agency responses to the 2011 Alaska Forum on the Environment.
- Memorandum of Understanding on Environmental Justice and Executive Order 12898
- Executive Order 12898
- Environmental Compliance Memoranda No. ECM 95-3
- CEQ-Environmental Justice Guidance Under the National Environmental Policy Act
- Environmental Justice Resource Guide
- Environmental Justice Contact Directory
- Environmental Protection Agency Office of Environmental Justice
- Title VI