Bloomberg Law
Free Newsletter Sign Up
Login
BROWSE
Bloomberg Law
Welcome
Login
Advanced Search Go
Free Newsletter Sign Up

Environmental Justice Advocates Want More Clarity on Justice40

Nov. 18, 2021, 10:31 PM

Environmental equity advocates worry there still isn’t a reliable way to verify whether President Joe Biden is making good on his pledge to put 40% of benefits from climate and other federal spending in communities most impacted by pollution.

A Biden executive order in January called for a scorecard to ensure a broad array of agencies will be held accountable in meeting his Justice40 pledge to bring more equitable treatment of low-income and minority populations that have borne the brunt of air, chemical, and other pollutants.

  • Ten months later, that scorecard is still in the works, and advocates are wondering ...