Bloomberg Law
Feb. 3, 2023, 11:03 AM

HILL ENERGY BRIEFING: Environmental Equity Scorecard Coming Soon

Katrice Eborn

The White House is close to finalizing its first attempt to rate the progress of federal agencies on their environmental justice initiatives, with advocates pushing for a tool that will be unbiased, transparent, and data-focused.

The environmental justice scorecard is envisioned as a publicly accessible tool to gauge progress in tackling environmental impacts in communities already hard hit by pollution, including low-income communities, communities of color, and tribal nations.

The White House Council on Environmental Quality is expected to unveil the first scorecard in the coming weeks, according to a person familiar with the plans.

The 2023 scorecard will detail ...