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Building Capacity to Participate in Environmental Protection Agency Activities: A Needs Assessment and Analysis

Authors: 
Linda Breggin & Heidi Hallman, Environmental Law Institute
Date Released: 
December 1999
Building Capacity to Participate in Environmental Protection Agency Activities:

This report examines and identifies approaches to building the capacity of communities to participate in the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) decision-making processes. The focus of this study was on individual citizens and local non-profit groups within communities that may be interested in or affected by EPA activities. Capacity was defined as the ability of a community to participate effectively in EPA activities and decision-making.

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