Environmental Justice Council

Providing recommendations and guidance to the state on implementing environmental justice requirements, identifying overburdened communities, and tracking progress toward increasing health equity and ensuring environmental justice throughout Washington. Providing recommendations on development and implementation of climate programs, including programs funded from carbon revenues.
Board Websitehttps://waportal.org/partners/home/environmental-justice-council
Policy AreaNatural Resources and Environment
Governor Appointments16
Total Board Positions16
Statutory AuthorityRCW 70A.02.110
Public Disclosure Required?No
Senate Confirmation Required?No
Term Length (years)
Statutory Term Limits4 year term, 2 year term for youth representative
Member Requirements: The environmental justice council is established to advise covered agencies on incorporating environmental justice into agency activities.