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Department of Defense;
Department of Health and Human Services;
Department of Housing and Urban Development;
Department of Labor;
Department of Agriculture;
Department of Transportation;
Department of Justice;
Department of the Interior;
Department of Commerce;
Department of Energy;
Environmental Protection Agency;
Office of Management and Budget;
Office of Science and Technology Policy;
Office of the Deputy Assistant to the President for Environmental Policy;
Office of the Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy;
National Economic Council;
Council of Economic Advisers; and
such other Government officials as the President may designate.
The Working Group shall report to the President through the Deputy Assistant to the President for Environmental Policy and the Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy.
The Working Group shall:
provide guidance to Federal agencies on criteria for identifying disproportionately high and adverse human health or environmental effects on minority populations and low-income populations;
coordinate with, provide guidance to, and serve as a clearinghouse for, each Federal agency as it develops an environmental justice strategy as required by section 1-103 of this order, in order to ensure that the administration, interpretation, and enforcement of programs, activities, and policies are undertaken in a consistent manner;
assist in coordinating research by, and stimulating cooperation among, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and other agencies conducting research or other activities in accordance with section 3-3 of this order;
assist in coordinating data collection, required by this order;
examine existing data and studies on environmental justice;
hold public meetings as required in section 5-502(d) of this order; and
develop interagency model projects on environmental justice that evidence cooperation among Federal agencies.