This submission provides an overview of environmental justice with a focus on the current situation in Quebec, an overview of the links between environmental justice and heavy-duty transportation, and recommendations and comments from the David Suzuki Foundation and Équiterre on the Action Plan of the Multi-State Medium- and Heavy-Duty Zero-Emission Vehicle Task Force led by the Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management (NESCAUM).
Read it to:
Learn more about the concepts of environmental justice and environmental racism ;
Discover inspiring initiatives on these issues in North America; and
Explore the links between environmental justice and heavy-duty transportation.
This brief was submitted to NESCAUM as part of the consultation on the Multi-State Medium- and Heavy-Duty Zero-Emission Vehicle Task Force's action plan in May 2022. It was also submitted to the Ministère de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MELCC), which joined this task force.
pdf - 0.27 mb Brief - Decarbonization of Heavy-Duty Transportation and Climate JusticeSee document
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