Summary: S.2236 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (07/23/2019)

Environmental Justice Act of 2019

This bill requires agencies to address and mitigate the disproportionate impact of environmental and human health hazards on communities of color, indigenous communities, and low-income communities resulting from agencies' programs and policies. The bill also requires agencies to address cumulative impacts of pollution in permitting decisions and expands the types of legal actions available to individuals regarding charges of federal discriminatory practices.