Prioritizing Accessibility for Online Events

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EDGI uses a spreadsheet of potential accommodations and associated to-dos for improving the accessibility of virtual events. By Leslie Alanis Using funding from Code for Science & Society (CS&S), EDGI has developed and implemented standards for  event accessibility. Specifically, our Environmental Enforcement Watch (EEW) team has developed tools aimed at making our event—including the tools, […]

Environmental Enforcement Watch’s Report Portal Project is Funded by ESIP Lab Grant

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Above is an app still in development. The web portal is being developed by the Environmental Enforcement Watch to make reports and tools more accessible to environmental justice groups. It is visualized here for demo purposes only. By Kelsey Breseman Vital data about federal environmental enforcement actions against facilities that pollute the soil, air, and […]

EDGI is hiring! UX Designer — Part-Time

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UX Designer EDGI is hiring a short-term user experience designer to help us imagine and create a map-based interactive website for members of the public to access and create reports about environmental enforcement for the ongoing Environmental Enforcement Watch (EEW) project. The designer will work with 1-2 web developers and the EEW team. A strong […]

EDGI is hiring! Web Developer — Part-Time

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Web Developer EDGI is hiring a short-term web developer to assist in the maintenance and improvement of the website for our Environmental Enforcement Watch (EEW) project. EEW is an online public research project investigating patterns in violations of federal environmental regulations and the enforcement of environmental laws. The web developer will work with a UX […]

Environmental Enforcement Watch Hosts Public Open Hour to Discuss Challenges with Environmental Data

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On Thursday, April 29th, EDGI’s Environmental Enforcement Watch project (EEW) hosted our first open hour of the year to provide a networking space and structured conversation around the challenges participants from across the country face producing, using, and accessing environmental data for justice. Then, participants tried out EPA’s Enforcement and Compliance History Online (ECHO) tool […]