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Draft Environmental Assessment: Construction, Operation, and Maintenance of a Contract Detention Facility

ICE is proposing to enter into a contract for a Contract Detention Facility within the Detroit Area of Responsibility (AOR) to meet the AOR’s needs for detention space. The current ICE detention system consists of ICE-owned service processing centers (SPCs); inter-governmental service agreements with local, state, and U.S. Department of Justice facilities; and contract detention facilities.

DRAFT DHS Environmental Justice Strategy FY21-FY25

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has revised its 2012 Environmental Justice Strategy and is currently accepting public recommendations. The deadline for submitting recommendations is November 1, 2020. All recommendations received by DHS from the public will be conveyed to the Environmental Justice Interagency Working Group.

Sustainability and Environmental Programs

SEP provides policy, guidance, training, technical support, and Departmental oversight through coordination with DHS Components and consultation with the public. As a result, energy and resilience, sustainability and environmental compliance, and environmental planning and historic preservation programs are appropriately integrated throughout activities, operations, and programs of DHS and its stakeholders.

Annual Implementation Progress Report for Fiscal Year 2017-2019

These reports summarize the Department’s progress toward achieving the goals of Executive Order 12898 during fiscal years 2017-2019. The Department of Homeland Security is proud to be an active participant in the interagency effort to incorporate environmental justice values as it keeps the nation safe, secure, and resilient.


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