Environmental Justice Included in 2009 Spending Bill

via Environmental Justice Blog and The Associated Press

Title II, Environmental Protection Agency, page 491 of the $410 billion Omnibus Appropriations Act of 2009 (H.R. 1105) states:

“None of the funds made available by this Act may be used in contravention of, or to delay the implementation of, Executive Order No. 12898 of February 11, 1994 (59 Fed. Reg. 7629; relating to Federal actions to address environmental justice in minority populations and low-income
populations).”

H.R. 1105 making omnibus appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2009. Continue reading