Environmental Justice

An Act relative to environmental justice and toxics reduction in the Commonwealth - H.1792 - S.996

  • Mandates the creation of an Environmental Justice Advisory Council, which would study issues related to environmental justice in the state and provide recommendations to the Governor and Legislature

  • Department of Environmental Protection will create a Supplemental Environmental Project bank, which maintains an inventory of outstanding environmental justice needs in frontline communities

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History of the bill


Jun 2019

Hearing scheduled

Jan 2019

Referred to the committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture