New Version of Environmental Health Screening Tool Finalized
After gathering extensive public input, CalEPA and the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment have released an updated version of their groundbreaking environmental health screening tool, CalEnviroScreen 3.0. The tool identifies the communities most burdened by multiple sources of pollution and that are especially vulnerable to its effects. It is used to help implement a variety of state programs aimed at providing a healthier environment in these communities, including targeting areas for investments with state cap-and-trade funds. For more, read the news release.