EJ is big in the US Army, too.
“Environmental Justice (back to top)
Environmental Justice is the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies (EPA, 1996). Opportunities for involving historically disadvantaged communities offer different challenges and may require different approaches. This part of the Web site is a resource for those situations.
Executive Order #12898 (February 1994) - Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-income Populations
DoD Strategy on Environmental Justice (March 1995) Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-income Populations”
And the Air Force:
The EA addresses the potential environmental consequences from implementing the Proposed Action and includes the No Action Alternative. Through communication with local, state, and federal agencies as well review of past documentation and field review, the following resources areas were identified for assessment of potential direct or indirect environmental consequences: land use,socioeconomics and environmental justice, cultural resources,biological resources, physical resources, hazardous materials and hazardous waste, and safety. Potential cumulative effects for each resource are also considered.”