WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights will convene a virtual press conference to release and discuss its 2016 Statutory Enforcement Report Environmental Justice: Examining the Environmental Protection Agency's Compliance and Enforcement of Title VI and E.O. 12,898. The report examines whether the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has complied with its environmental justice obligations. The Commission finds that the EPA continues to struggle with upholding its civil rights obligations to minority communities.
WHAT: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Virtual Press Conference on its Report: Environmental Justice: Examining the Environmental Protection Agency Compliance and Enforcement of Title VI and E.O. 12,898
WHEN: Friday, September 23, 2016, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm EST
WHO: Martin R. Castro, Chairman, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
PARTICIPATION INFORMATION: The Commission will publish web conference information prior to the event.
Founded in 1957, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is an independent, bipartisan agency charged with advising the President and Congress on civil rights matters and issuing a federal civil rights enforcement report. For information about the Commission, please visit http://www.usccr.gov and follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/usccrgov
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SOURCE U.S. Commission on Civil Rights