Office of Environmental Justice


Spotlights

COVID-19 Regulatory Compliance Info

Click here for information on steps DEP is taking to address COVID-19-related regulatory compliance issues in New Jersey.

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Addressing Climate Change

Climate change severely affects overburdened communities. New Jersey is taking bold steps to address and mitigate the impacts of climate change, including specific actions to support clean energy in underserved communities.

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RGGI Strategic Funding Plan

The RGGI strategic funding plan scoping document informs the public about the legal and regulatory framework surrounding the distribution of the RGGI auction proceeds.

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NJ PACT

New Jersey Protecting Against Climate Threats (PACT) is a targeted regulatory reform effort to update environmental laws to address climate change.

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About EJ
About Us

Learn about the functions and staff of the Office of Environmental Justice.

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EJ at DEP
EJ at DEP

DEP initiatives and projects incorporating environmental justice.

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EJ at State Agencies
EJ at State Agencies

State agency environmental justice planning and implementation hub.

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EJ Council
EJ Advisory Council

Advisory body to the Commissioner of the DEP on environmental justice.

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Policy
Policy and Regulation

State and federal environmental justice policy and regulation.

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Resources
Resources

Tools and training to assist in considering environmental justice in your community.

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Action
Take Action

How to get involved and support environmental justice in your community.

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Whats in My Community
What’s in My Community?

Interactive mapping tool to help residents identify sources of air pollution in and around their community.

Mapping Application
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Current AQI

The air quality index (AQI) is a daily report on the status of outdoor air quality in the region, along with associated health effects.