Addressing Environmental Justice in EPA Brownfields Communities

November 2009

By: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2015-09/documents/ej_brochure_2009.pdf

Social Equity

This fact sheet introduces the EPA’s Brownfield Program and discusses the challenges and opportunities of brownfield revitalization. It also shares a timeline of the EPA’s program, starting in 1982, and examples of how the program has encouraged the creation of affordable housing and job training.