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Commission on Environmental Justice & Sustainable Communities

Established in statute, the Commission on Environmental Justice & Sustainable Communities (CEJSC) is charged with the following responsibilities:

  • Advise State government agencies on EJ.
  • Analyze the effectiveness of State and local government laws and policies to address issues of EJ and sustainable communities.
  • Coordinate with CEHPAC on the issues of EJ and sustainable communities.
  • Develop criteria to assess what communities in MD may be experiencing EJ issues.
  • Recommend options for addressing EJ issues to the Governor and the General Assembly; include prioritized areas of the State that need immediate attention.

The Secretary of the Maryland Department of Planning is a member of the CEJSC and as such, helps to foster discussions on the link land between use planning policies and environmental justice.


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The State of Maryland pledges to provide constituents, businesses, customers, and stakeholders with friendly and courteous, timely and responsive, accurate and consistent, accessible and convenient, and truthful and transparent services.

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Help Stop Fraud in State Government

The Maryland General Assembly’s Office of Legislative Audits operates a toll-free fraud hotline to receive allegations of fraud and/or abuse of State government resources. Information reported to the hotline in the past has helped to eliminate certain fraudulent activities and protect State resources.

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