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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: February 25 – 27, 2020
Location: Jacksonville, Florida with Teleconference Option

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Environmental Justice Advisory Council (NEJAC) will convene a public meeting with a teleconference option.

The public meeting begins with a public comment period on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, starting at 6:00 p.m., Eastern Time. The meeting continues on February 26 and 27 from 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Eastern Time. Members of the public are encouraged to provide comments in writing or verbally during the public comment period on Tuesday evening.

The meeting on Wednesday and Thursday will focus on topics that include environmental justice issues of communities in Florida and the southeastern United States; discussion and deliberation of a charge related to the reuse and revitalization of Superfund and other contaminated sites; and the resiliency of communities following natural disasters, particularly communities in the southeastern United States and the Caribbean.

The meeting is open to the public and there is no cost to attend.


Registration will close on February 16, 2020, at 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time.

Meeting Location: The meeting will be held at the Omni Jacksonville Hotel, 245 Water Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202. Go to Omni HotelsExit or call 1-855-205-6462 to reserve a room (Group Name EPA-NEJAC).

Questions: Please contact Karen Martin at or by phone 202-564-0203.

For more information on the NEJAC, visit the National Environmental Justice Advisory Council site.

To learn about the Public Comment Guidelines, please visit: NEJAC Guidelines for Public Comment Sessions

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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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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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