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Environmental Justice Worksheet Unit 7 Assignment HS415-01 Environmental Health Purdue University Global Montina Pruitt Environmental Justice Worksheet
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Briefly describe why environmental justice often involves ethical decision-making processes. Environmental Justice is fair treatment of all people regardless of race, color, income, and nationality. Environmental justice involves developing, implementing and enforcing environmental laws, regulations and policies. Environmental justice often involves ethical decision making as it can not allow all of the Burdon of environmental wrong doing to weigh fully to one direction or the other, toward one group or against a certain people. Environmental justice ensures that all people benefit from a clean environment. Why is the governmental agency you chose an important addition to the Memorandum of Understanding on Environmental Justice and Executive Order 12898 to ensure environmental injustice does not occur when carrying out its responsibilities? The EPA Sets goals to ensure everyone is given the same degree of protection from environmental health hazards and maintaining a healthy environment for all. The EPA does this by setting standards, permitting facilities, awarding grants, issuing licenses, regulating and reviewing proposed actions by federal agencies.
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