The contract specifies products that the ENVIRONS team must create as part of the study. These products can be found on this page.

Educational materials, such as presentation slides and fact sheets, can be found on the Education page.

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Phase I - Planning and Foundations (March 2022 - February 2023)

ENVIRONS Questionnaires

April 2022

After participating in a tour of the GES neighborhoods, each ENVIRONS team member completed a questionnaire prepared by the Community Council. In addition to individual responses, a summary for the team was created.

Read the questionnaires.

Read the cover letter.

Shared Operational Principles

June 2022

The Community Council, ENVIRONS, and Steering Committee identified roles and define shared values, motivations, expectations, and limitations for the study.

Read the Shared Operational Principles.

Read the cover letter.

Community Engagement Plan

August 2022

The Community Engagement plan was developed with the Community Council and Steering Committee. It defines how ENVIRONS will communicate with the Community Council and the Steering Committee, and outlines strategies for communicating with residents, soliciting community input, and maintaining transparency.

Read the Community Engagement Plan.

Read the cover letter.

Preliminary Data Identification and Narrative

October 2022

ENVIRONS identified sources of data, literature, and on-going projects that will be used in Phase II. As part of this, ENVIRONS reviewed the crowd sourced literature review curated by the Steering Committee prior to ENVIRONS coming onto the study.

Read the Narrative in English or Spanish.

Read the response to public comment.

Read the cover letter.

Course Correction Plan

February 2023 

ENVIRONS worked with the Community Council and Steering Committee to create a course correction plan. This plan ensures that the study is headed in the right direction for Phase II.

Read the Course Correction Plan in English, or in Spanish.

Project Website and Dynamic Maps

February 2023

You're here! The website is available in English and Spanish, and maps are available on the Maps page.

Phase II - Analysis (March 2023 - February 2025)

Data Rubric and Existing Source Evaluation

August 2023

ENVIRONS created a rubric to evaluate the quality of literature and data, then applied this rubric to the sources of information identified in the crowd-sourced literature folder or in the Preliminary Data Identification and Narrative.

Read the Data and Literature Evaluation, or in Spanish.

Read the Response to Comment.

Health Impact Assessment

January 2024

This report characterizes areas of community concern, provides updated data to topics identified in the 2014 Health Impact Assessment report, and evaluates the implementation of recommendations from the 2014 report.

Read the ABC's of GES: The State of Health and Environment, or in Spanish.

Read the response to comment

Exposure Outcome Matrix

April 2024

The Exposure Outcome matrix demonstrates the connections between environmental exposures in GES, health outcomes, and health disparities based on existing research.

Learn more and view the exposure-outcome matrix, or in Spanish.

Community Environmental Burden Assessment

Planning: April 2024

Analysis: September 2024

Risk Characterization: January 2025

This report, produced one part at a time, will quantify the human health risk from multiple chemical and non-chemical exposures.

Read the analysis plan, or in Spanish.

Updated Narrative and Data Gap Analysis

January 2025

The Narrative from Phase I will be updated to be 508 compliant (online accessibility) and the appendices will be updated with evaluations all data sources used in prior deliverables from Phase II following the process and format from the Data Rubric and Existing Source Evaluation deliverable. Additionally, an updated data gap analysis will be provided.

Root Cause Analysis

January 2025

ENVIRONS will conduct a root cause analysis on the environmental causes of concerns and health outcomes in GES using information from previous deliverables in Phase II and informed by community members.

Static and Dynamic Maps

January 2025

ENVIRONS will create static and dynamic maps illustrating the chemical and non-chemical exposures. The static maps will be those included in other deliverables in Phase II and the dynamic maps will be on this website.

Community Health Study

February 2025

ENVIRONS will complete the comprehensive, community health study as outlined in the Sierra Club v. Chao settlement by combining the previous deliverables from Phase II and doing a final update to the appendices and data gap analysis in the Updated Narrative.