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, […]
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 […]
El mes pasado, el 13 de mayo, el Environmental Enforcement Watch (EEW) de EDGI organizó un evento en línea acerca de los obstáculos que enfrentan las comunidades latinas con la accesibilidad a la información ambiental.
On May 13, EDGI’s Environmental Enforcement Watch (EEW) hosted an online event about the obstacles Latinx Communities face with accessibility to environmental information.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Chelsea River, aka Chelsea Creek, is the site of seven oil storage facilities whose permits, issued by EPA Region 1 under National Pollutant Discharge Elimination Systems (NPDES), are up for renewal this year. These facilities store 70-80% of the New England region’s heating oil and all of the jet fuel for the Boston Logan International […]
By Kelsey Breseman EDGI is proud to announce an all-new Code of Conduct: EDGI Code of Conduct. The new Code places fresh emphasis on the values we embrace (rather than simply what behaviors will be disallowed) and references a restorative justice-based toolkit for conflict resolution. The new Code of Conduct, a replacement to EDGI’s former […]
EDGI’s data program examines the role of environmental data and its governance through the lenses of power, justice, and equity: Which communities are invited to participate in environmental data’s production and management, in what ways, and which are not.