State Resources

NV Division of Environmental Protection

Division of Welfare and Supportive Services

Nevada Housing Division

Federal Resources

Environmental Protection Agency Environmental Justice (EJ) Program

  • Ensuring fair access and meaningful involvement for all related to environmental laws and policies

EPA’s EJ Grants Program

National EJ Public Meetings

EPA EJ Listservs

  • Subscribe to EPA’s Environmental Justice listserv by sending a blank email to: join-epa-ej@lists.epa.gov
  • Subscribe to EPA Region 9’s EJ Program listserv by sending a request to capilla.morgan@epa.gov

Resources from other EPA programs

Environmental Health

EJ-Relevant tools

  • EJScreen: Environmental Justice Screening and Mapping Tool
    • A web-based tool that provides EJ screening and mapping using environmental and demographic data to highlight areas where vulnerable populations may be disproportionately impacted by pollution and other environmental stressors.
  • Enforcement and Compliance History Online (ECHO) and ECHO Notify
    • Search for facilities in your community to assess their compliance with environmental regulations.
      • Search for Facilities
      • Investigate Pollution Sources
      •  Search for EPA Enforcement Cases
      • Examine and Create Enforcement-Related Maps
      • Analyze Trends in Compliance & Enforcement Data
  • Cleanups in My Community
    • Map and list hazardous waste cleanup locations and grant areas, and drill down to details about those cleanups and grants and other, related information.
  • NEPAssist
    • A web-based tool that facilitates the environmental review process and project planning in relation to environmental considerations.
  • AirData
    • Air quality data collected at outdoor monitors across the United States, Puerto Rico, and the U. S. Virgin Islands.
  • AirNow
  • Toxics Release Inventory (TRI)
    • Resource for learning about toxic chemical releases and pollution prevention activities reported by industrial and federal facilities.
  • AirToxScreen
    • Provides information about health risks from air toxics.
  • How’s My Waterway
    • Provides the general public with information about the condition of their local waters based on data provided by states, federal, tribal, and local agencies.

United States Department of Agriculture 

  • Community Forest Program
    • A competitive grant program that provides financial assistance to tribal entities, local governments, and qualified conservation non-profit organizations to acquire and establish community forests that provide community benefits.
  • Emerging Watershed Protection Program
    • Allows communities to quickly address serious and long-lasting damages to infrastructure and land, including adverse impacts resulting from natural disasters.
  • Rural Development Program
    • Fifty financial assistance programs for a variety of rural applications.
  • Multifamily Housing Programs
    • Assists rural property owners through loans, loan guarantees, and grants to develop and rehabilitate properties for low-income, elderly, disabled individuals, families, and domestic farm laborers.

Department of Commerce

Department of Housing Urban Development (HUD)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Other Tools and Resources

  • Federal Agency Equity Action Plans
    • Submitted by over 90 Federal agencies, these Equity Action Plans represent specific agency commitments to redress inequities and to promote equitable outcomes in communities.
  • Community Commons
    • Interactive mapping, networking, and learning utility for the broad-based healthy, sustainable, and livable communities’ movement. 
  • Stop Pests
    • Group of science educators, seeking to improve pest control in affordable housing.
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