Starting in (year of first EJAC), Environmental Justice Advisory Committees have

Starting in (year of first EJAC), Environmental Justice Advisory Committees have increased in popularity as a way to better understand and address environmental justice concerns (little more background about how they started).
For the background and general discussion of EJACs, you could also include information on which aspect of equity/justice each EJAC is addressing – here’s a site that explains the differences between distributive, procedural, retributive, and restorative justice. These distinctions have been increasingly introduced in energy equity work (such as through the Energy Equity Project, which is through the University of Michigan). EJACs are likely trying to address all of these dimensions in some capacity (or maybe not, you would know better than me!); it may be that parsing these out could be an effective strategy.
Distributive: Also called economic justice, “all members of society a “fair share” of the benefits and resources available” Disagreement about what a fair share is, equity versus strict equality vs need based
Procedural:” making and implementing decisions according to fair processes that ensure “fair treatment.””. consistently/impartially followed or enforced to increase support and confidence. Includes stakeholder input as they are most affected.
Redistributive: Payback for past actions/injustices, focused on punishing offenders more than helping those hurt
Restorative: Focuses on the hurt party as an individual in order to improve their outcome, restoring the guilty party to a more positive life (in this case a life where they contribute less to environmental injustice.

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