Secretary Haaland meeting with Quinault Nation Tribal leaders in the Pacific Northwest

Environmental Justice

The Office of the Secretary's Office of Environmental Policy and Compliance (OEPC) provides national leadership and direction in the coordination and development of environmental justice policy and programs. The Department prioritizes a coordinated and unified whole of government approach to environmental justice issues. OEPC provides guidance and leadership for the Department's compliance with the full range of existing environmental justice statutes, executive orders, regulations and other requirements.

Environmental Justice Vision Statement

To provide outstanding management of the natural and cultural resources entrusted to us in a manner that is sustainable, equitable, accessible, and inclusive of all populations.

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