Office of Environmental Justice


New Jersey


United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)


More EJ Resources

  • EJ Mapping Tool
    This interactive mapping tool allows users to view overburdened communities, the criteria each block group meets, and the municipality for which the overburdened community is designated in accordance with the New Jersey Environmental Justice Law, N.J.S.A. 13:1D-157, as well as query addresses to determine if they are within an overburdened community.
  • Air What’s in My Community Application

    Air Quality Interactive mapping tool to help residents identify sources of air pollution in and around their community.

  • Site Remediation Community Corner

    Site Remediation Immediate Environmental Concern (IEC) cases in a web mapping application.

  • NJ-GeoWeb
    This application provides users access to NJDEP GIS data on the internet. Users can view, query and analyze the Department's GIS data with related environmental information.
  • DEP DataMiner
    DataMiner allows access to a variety of reports that will provide you with up to the minute results from many different environmental media and subjects. In order to provide flexibility, many of these reports require the user to enter some criteria, which will result in a customized document. Reports available for many categories including: COMPLIANCE & ENFORCEMENT and COMMUNITY RIGHT TO KNOW.
  • Municipal Revitalization Index
    The Municipal Revitalization Index (MRI) serves as the State’s official measure and ranking of municipal distress. The MRI ranks New Jersey’s municipalities according to eight separate indicators that measure diverse aspects of social, economic, physical, and fiscal conditions in each locality. The MRI is used as a factor in distributing certain “need based” funds.
  • New Jersey Environmental Public Health Tracking (EPHT) Network / New Jersey State Health Assessment Data (NJSHAD) System
    New Jersey’s Environmental Public Health Tracking (EPHT) Program uses the New Jersey State Health Assessment Data (NJSHAD) system to disseminate Tracking Data. Information in NJ SHAD can be found in three forms: indicator reports, custom queries and written reports. Part of a National EPHT network, the NJ EPHT seeks to bring together data on health, human exposures and environmental hazards from the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP).
  • NJFloodMapper

    This website was designed and created to provide a user-friendly visualization tool for those who make coastal decisions. This website can be used to promote enhanced resilience and land use planning decisions with considerations for possible future conditions.

  • State Environmental Education Directory (SEEDS)
    A repository of environmental education resources, including lesson plans and printable material.
  • CalEnviroScreen
    A mapping tool that helps identify California communities that are most affected by many sources of pollution, and where people are often especially vulnerable to pollution’s effects, using environmental, health, and socioeconomic information to produce scores for every census tract in the state.