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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  
August 14 -16, 2018
Location: Boston Park Plaza 50, Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116

Hotel Reservation Information: Hotel reservations can be made by calling 617-426-2000 or by clicking this link:

Public Comment:  Tuesday, August 14, 2018, starting at 6:00 pm., Eastern Time

Public Meeting: Wednesday, August 15-16, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time

The meeting discussion will focus on several topics including, but not limited to, environmental justice concerns of communities in Boston, MA and surrounding areas; the proactive efforts of Region 1 EPA to advance environmental justice; and the discussion and deliberation of final report from the NEJAC Environmental Justice and Water Infrastructure Finance and Capacity Work Group.  

Pre-registration is recommended to attend the public face-to-face-meeting. You can register here

Pre-registration is required to attend the public meeting by teleconference. You can register here:

Pre-registration and public comment period sign-up closes at 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time on Monday, August 7, 2018.

Written comments can also be submitted for the record:

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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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