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EJScreen: Environmental Justice Screening and Mapping Tool

United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA)

This interactive mapping tool provides a dataset and approach for combining environmental and demographic socioeconomic indicators. EJScreen indicators are publicly-available data and this tool provides a method for viewing this information and combining environmental and demographic indicators into environmental justice indices.

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Notes from our reviewers

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  • Consider creating specific topics for students to investigate using this tool. Student teams may research different aspects for EJ for an area, then share information with the class. Consider using this tool as a class to visualize content that was previously reviewed in a curriculum on environmental justice. This tool could also be used to support independent investigation as a homework assignment. Consider watching the video overview of this tool- [link]. Consider reviewing these curriculum tools which include use of the EJScreen. Note: These tools were not reviewed by CLEAN. [link] and [link]