SAN FRANCISCO – Today, EPA recognized partnerships in San Diego, San Francisco, Puerto Rico, Oregon and Minneapolis for their contributions to advancing environmental justice in communities. EPA's National Achievements in Environmental Justice Awards Program recognizes partnerships that address local environmental justice concerns and result in positive environmental and human health benefits in communities.
2010 Awardees Include:
EcoCenter at Heron's Head Park Partnership, San Francisco, Calif.— for creating an environmental justice education center for use by the residents San Francisco's Bayview Hunters Point and other communities with environmental justice concerns.
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More information on the National Achievements in Environmental Justice Awards:http://www.epa.gov/environmentaljustice/awards/index.html