The Charter of the National Environmental Justice Advisory Council (NEJAC) states that the advisory committee shall provide independent advice to the Administrator on areas that may include, among other things, “advice about EPA’s progress, quality and adequacy in planning, developing and implementing environmental justice strategies, projects and programs” relating to environment justice.
Information about previous NEJAC meetings is available online:
- Meeting summaries, transcripts, and/or reports from previous NEJAC meetings
Upcoming Public Meeting
July 17, 2014 Public Teleconference
- Thursday, July 17, 2014.
- 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
- Public comment is from 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
The primary topics of discussion will be:
- Recommendations for EPA's environmental justice policy for Tribes and Indigenous Peoples.
- Follow-up discussion about additional recommendations for ensuring environmental justice in goods movement.
- Updates from NEJAC workgroups.
- Due to a limited number of telephone lines, attendance will be on a first-come, first served basis.
Pre-registration is required:
- Registration closes at Noon Eastern Time on Monday, July 14, 2014.
- Deadline for public comment period sign-up, is also Noon, Eastern Time on Monday, July 14, 2014.
- Call in information will be provided to regristrants only on Monday, July 14, 2014.
- Register Online
- Please provide your name, organization, city and state, email address, and telephone number for follow up.
- Please also state whether you would like to be put on the list to provide public comment, and whether you are submitting written comments before the Monday, July 14, 2014, noon deadline.
- Non-English speaking attendees wishing to arrange for a foreign language interpreter may also make appropriate arrangements using the email address or telephone/fax number.
- Members of the public who wish to provide public comment must pre-register by Noon Eastern Time on Monday, July 14, 2014.
- Individuals or groups making remarks during the public comment period will be limited to seven minutes.
- To accommodate the number of people who want to address the NEJAC, only one representative of a particular community, organization, or group will be allowed to speak.
- Written comments can also be submitted for the record.
- The suggested format for individuals providing public comments is as follows: name of speaker; name of organization/community; city and state; and email address; brief description of the concern, and what you want the NEJAC to advise EPA to do.
- Written comments received by Noon Eastern Time on Monday, July 14, 2014, will be included in the materials distributed to the NEJAC prior to the teleconference.
- Written comments received after that time will be provided to the NEJAC as time allows.
- All written comments should be sent to Jasmin Muriel (firstname.lastname@example.org). Read the NEJAC public comment guidelines.
For Futher Information: Questions or correspondence concerning the teleconference meeting or about access or services for individuals with disabilities should be directed to Jasmin Muriel (email@example.com) at 202-564-4287.
The information, reports and recommendations listed on these pages are the products of the National Environmental Justice Advisory Council, an independent council created under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, to provide independent advice and recommendations on the subject of environmental justice to the EPA Administrator
The information, reports and recommendations found on this site reflect the opinions and views of the independent National Environmental Justice Advisory Council, and not necessarily the views or opinions of the U.S. EPA.