EPA: Equitable Development and Environmental Justice

Updated March 2019

By: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

https://www.epa.gov/environmentaljustice/equitable-development-and-environmental-justice

Social Equity

This web page describes the relationship between environmental justice and equitable development. It frames gentrification as an environmental issue and shares three case studies of equitable development from Spartanburg, South Carolina, and Oakland and National City, California. It also provides links to outside resources for further study.