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Environmental Justice

National Environmental Justice Advisory Council Meetings

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NEJAC Public Meetings

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National Environmental Justice Advisory Council Public Meeting and Teleconference
Date: April 30 – May 02, 2019
Location: Public Meeting (Washington DC) and Teleconference

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Environmental Justice Advisory Council (NEJAC) will convene a public meeting with a teleconference option beginning on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, starting at 6:00 pm., Eastern Time.  The NEJAC meeting will continue May 1-2, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time.

The meeting discussion will focus on several topics including, but not limited to, the following:

  • EPA program offices providing updates on their efforts to integrate environmental justice into their programs and
  • the discussion and deliberation of a charge to provide recommendations on the reuse and revitalization of Superfund and other contaminated sites.

Event Details:

  • Who Should Attend: This meeting is open to the public. Members of the public are encouraged to provide comments relevant to the specific issues being considered by NEJAC.
  • Cost: Free
  • Public Comment Period: April 30, 2019, starting at 6:00 PM Eastern Time
  • Public Meeting: May 1-2, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time
  • Registration Public Meeting: Pre-registration is highly suggested. You can register here: https://nejac-public-meeting-april-2019.eventbrite.com
  • Registration Public Teleconference Option: Pre-registration is required to attend the meeting by teleconference. You can register here:  https://nejac-public-teleconference-meeting-april-2019.eventbrite.com
  • Registration Closes: April 21, 2019, at 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time
  • Location: Hyatt Regency Bethesda, One Bethesda Metro Center, 7400 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD
  • Hotel Reservations: You can register here: https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/group-booking/BETHE/G-EPA1, or call the Hyatt Regency Bethesda (1-888-421-1442) by the reservation deadline (April 19, 2019)
    • Group Name: National Environmental Justice Advisory Council 

To learn about the Public Comment Guidelines, please visit: https://www.epa.gov/environmentaljustice/national-environmental-justice-advisory-council-guidelines-public-comment

For questions about this event, please contact Karen L. Martin nejac@epa.gov  or by phone 202-564-0203.

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Previous Meetings

This page contains summaries of previous NEJAC public face-to-face and teleconference meetings, which date back to May 20, 1994, when the NEJAC held its inaugural meeting in Washington D.C. The summaries provide an overview of Council discussions related to a broad range of environmental justice-related issues, as well as dialogues during public comment periods. 

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DISCLAIMER

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.

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