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Category: Environmental Justice

Stephanie Blair at the bank of the Puyallup River

REPOST: Tribal Connection Inspires Efforts to Save Salmon

November 30, 2021

Original article by Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences Studying toxic runoff to help save iconic salmon species, Washington State University scholar Stephanie Blair draws on science as well as the knowledge and connections of her Native American community. A doctoral student in WSU’s School of the Environment, Blair researches the toxicology underlying […]

Environmental Justice
Press Release

Spanish Translations and HEAL

August 02, 2021

This spring the Washington State Legislature passed what’s appropriately called the Healthy Environment for All or “HEAL” Act, and the Climate Impacts Group (CIG) published a Spanish translation of several climate change reports: The reports – Sin Tiempo Que Perder and Cambiando las Líneas de Nieve y las Líneas de Costa – or No Time […]

Environmental Justice
Press Release

EPA Updates EJSCREEN, Community EJ Mapping Tool

February 19, 2021

EPA released an update of EJSCREEN, the Agency’s publicly available award-winning environmental justice screening and mapping tool. EJSCREEN uses high-resolution maps and a methodology for combining datasets to identify environmental burdens on vulnerable populations. This update is an important refresh of the environmental and demographic data contained in EJSCREEN and enhances the tool by adding new […]

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