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We Can’t Leave Communities Behind!

The Department of Ecology is looking to place air monitors in “overburdened communities”—a term defined for the first time in the HEAL Act.

Unfortunately, Ecology is proposing a very narrow definition of overburdened that will exclude the very frontline communities that have historically been left behind—communities that we already know are chronically and cumulatively impacted by air pollution!

Resources for Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Today—October 10—is Indigenous Peoples’ Day in the so-called United States. Here are some resources for you to check out and share!

We will continue to add to and update this page over time with more resources as we see fit, so you can bookmark this page and see what we add to it over time.

The Just Futures Project Provides a Community Vision for Economic Recovery in Washington State

How Frontline Communities View the Economy In community listening sessions, meetings, and conversations for the Just …

The Community Perspectives that Shaped the HEAL Act

I am thrilled to share our new resource, the Community Report on Environmental Justice, which highlights …

Outdoor rally featuring Climate Justice Now flag

A Just Transition, not Cap and Trade, Will Advance Climate Justice

Washington state must cut greenhouse gas emissions from energy use in half within the next ten …

Report cover image of young child in field looking skyward.

New Statewide Report Features Community-Informed Environmental Justice Recommendations

The Environmental Justice Task Force (EJ TF) report with recommendations on how Washington State can achieve …