Illinois EPA Language Access Plan (Léalo en Español)
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일리노이 환경보호청(Environmental Protection Agency, 이하 EPA) 언어 서비스 계획
План языкового доступа Агентства по охране окружающей среды штата Иллинойс
Plano sa Language Access ng Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) complies with applicable
federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race,
color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. The IEPA does not exclude
people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age,
disability, or sex.
that do not use English as their primary language and have a limited ability to
read, write, speak, or understand English are considered limited English
proficient (LEP). IEPA provides free language services to LEP individuals,
such as qualified interpreters and information written in other languages.
Please see the IEPA Language Access Plan in the PDF above for more
information on language services available to the public and how these services
can be accessed. See the information below on how you can access these
Language Access Coordinator
All inquiries concerning language services should contact the IEPA's Language Access Coordinator:
Language Access Services
has staff members fluent in Spanish who can communicate directly with the
Spanish-speaking public. Contact the Language Access Coordinator and ask to be
routed to a bilingual staff person.
Those needing interpretation for in-person events hosted by IEPA
can fill out the Request for Access Form below or contact the Language Access
Coordinator. Requests for in-person oral interpretation should be made at least
six weeks in advance of the event. LEP individuals may provide an interpreter
of their own choosing at their own expense. You are advised to use discretion
when choosing a minor to serve as your interpreter. There may be issues of
competency, confidentiality, or conflict of interest when using minor children
IEPA can translate documents such as reports, brochures,
fact sheets, and public notices into languages other than English. For a translation,
submit a Request for Access Form below. You can find existing translated
documents and forms and publications on the IEPA website.
Requests for Access and Grievance
LEP individuals needing language access services as
mentioned above may fill out the Request for Language Access form.