CalEPA Spotlight

calepaspotlight-300x133Public to Comment on Latest Version of Environmental Health Screening Tool

Find your community on the draft CalEnviroScreen 3.0 map, attend a workshop or webinar this month and provide feedback on the state’s tool used to identify communities that are disproportionally burdened by multiple sources of pollution. This latest version has two new indicators: rent-adjusted income and cardiovascular health. There are now 20 indicators being used to measure environmental quality, socioeconomic conditions and public health. Tell us what you think before the public comment period ends on October 21. Additional information about the webinars and workshops, including optional registration and links for the webinars, is available. Information about how to submit written comments is available on the CalEnviroScreen 3.0 webpage.

CalEPA Updates

CalEPA and OEHHA Announce Workshops and Webinars to Gather Input on Draft Update to CalEnviroScreen

CalEPA 2014 Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Report (PDF)

Busiest U.S. Border Crossing Gets Community Air Monitoring Network

Landmark Agreement Reached to Benefit Environmental Justice Communities and Resolve a Civil Rights Complaint on Hazardous Waste Permitting Decision English | Spanish

New Report Documents CalEPA’s Progress on Environmental Justice (PDF)

California Announces Major Regulatory Proposal to Improve Safety at Oil Refineries English | Spanish

CalEPA Funding for Environmental Justice Grants Doubles for Second Consecutive Year

Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Awards Now Open for Applications

Secretary Rodriquez Calls on Congress to Preserve State Regulatory Authority Over Toxic Chemicals

State issues draft plan for freight system of the future

New Online System Launched to Help Californians Report Environmental Problems

California Awarded $70 Million in Federal Disaster Resilience Funding

2015 Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award Winners Honored

State Water Action Plan Updated to Reflect Two Years of Progress

CalEPA and OEHHA Release Interactive Spanish Version of CalEnviroScreen, the Nation’s First Statewide Environmental Health Screening Tool (English | Spanish)

City Attorney Feuer, CalEPA, Regulators Join to Crack Down on Environmental Violators in Underserved Communities

California Joins Coalition of U.S. States and Cities to Defend President Obama’s Clean Power Plan


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