When reviewing an application for a permit project, EPA is required to consider whether the project will cause a disproportionately high and adverse health or environmental impact on minority and low-income populations.
The maps below show Percentage of People Below Poverty Level and Percentage of People of Color for ten Indian reservations where EPA has issued (or is in the process of issuing) air quality permits to industrial sources. Information is based on U.S. Census data. For more information about Census data, visit www.census.gov.
Coeur d'Alene Reservation
Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation
Fort Hall Reservation
Nez Perce Reservation
Confederated Tribes of the Siletz Reservation
Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Reservation
Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs Reservation
Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Reservation