Discussion Topic 3, Issues relating to children’s health, environmental justice, Tribes, and low-income populations.
As part of its review, EPA is examining the potential environmental, economic, and cultural impacts of uranium facility operations on Tribes and low-income populations.
Since 40 CFR Part 192 was originally issued in 1983, EPA’s has established a Policy for Administration of Environmental Programs on Indian Reservations.
Executive Order 128988 of 1994 directs the Federal government to address environmental health issues in low-income and minority communities.
EPA is also reviewing the impact of uranium facility operation on children. Executive Order 13045 of 1997 requires the federal government address environmental health risks that disproportionally affect children.
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