§ 1041-1. Environmental Justice Defined  


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  • Environmental Justice ("EJ") is the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies. Fair treatment means that no group of people, including racial, ethnic, or socioeconomic groups, should bear disproportionately high and adverse human health or environmental effects.

(Ordained by Ord. No. 0210-2009, § 1, eff. July 24, 2009)