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Environmental Justice: Federal Efforts Need Better Planning, Coordination, and Methods to Assess Progress

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Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment The Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment should issue a progress report on the department's environmental justice efforts each year. (Recommendation 12)
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In February 2022, the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment said that the department is working with the Council on Environmental Quality to update federal environmental justice policies. These new policies will include strategy requirements, reporting, and definitions for all federal agencies to follow. We will continue to review DOD's implementation of these policies.

Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment The Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment should update the department's environmental justice strategic plan. (Recommendation 2)
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In February 2022, the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment said that the department is working with the Council on Environmental Quality to update federal environmental justice policies. These new policies will include strategy requirements, reporting, and definitions for all federal agencies to follow. We will continue to review DOD's implementation of these policies.

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