National Environmental Justice Advisory Council Meetings
Upcoming Meetings: The National Environmental Justice Advisory Council (NEJAC) in convening a public meeting on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, from approximately 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Eastern Time. The meeting is free and open to all members of the public. Registration for this event is REQUIRED. Individual registration is required for the public meeting and no two individuals can share the same registration link. Registration to attend the meetings is open through the scheduled end time of the meeting day. Registration to speak during the virtual public comment period will close at 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time, September 21, 2022.
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Public Comment Period: The NEJAC is interested in receiving public comments on the EPA administrative priorities and recommendations. Individuals or groups making remarks during the oral public comment period will be limited to three (3) minutes. Please be prepared to briefly describe your comments; including what you want the NEJAC to advise the EPA to do. Submitting written comments for the record are strongly encouraged.
Submitting written comments for the record are strongly encouraged. Written comments can be submitted up until October 12, 2022.
The public can submit written comments in three (3) different ways:
- by using the National Environmental Justice Advisory Council (NEJAC) Public Comment Submission webform,
- by sending comments via email to firstname.lastname@example.org and
- by creating comments in the Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OA-2022-0053 at regulations.gov.
Written comment can be submitted up to two weeks after the meeting closes on October 12, 2022.
For more information about public comment, visit the National Environmental Justice Advisory Council Guidelines for Public Comment Sessions page
Who Should Attend: This meeting is open to the public. Members of the public are encouraged to provide comments relevant to EPA investments for addressing environmental justice and related topics being considered by the NEJAC.
Questions: For questions about this event, please contact please contact Paula Flores-Gregg, via email at email@example.com, or contact by phone at (214) 665-8123
For more information on the NEJAC, visit the National Environmental Justice Advisory Council site.
To learn about nominating yourself or another individual to the NEJAC, visit the Nominations to the NEJAC.
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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.
|Date||Location||Summaries and Recordings|
|June 22-23, 2022||Public Virtual Meeting - Washington, DC||Meeting Summary June 22-23, 20022 (pdf)|
|April 20-21, 2022||Public Virtual Meeting - Washington, DC|
|January 5, 2022||Public Virtual Meeting - Washington, DC||Meeting Summary: January 5, 2022 (pdf)|
|November 10, 2021||Public Virtual Meeting - Washington, DC||Meeting Summary: November 10, 2021 (pdf)|
|August 18-19, 2021||Public Virtual Meeting - Washington, DC||Meeting Summary: August 18-19, 2021 (pdf)|
|June 17, 2021||Public Virtual Meeting - Washington, DC||Meeting Summary: June 17, 2021 (pdf)|
|May 6, 2021||Public Virtual Meeting - Washington, DC||Meeting Summary: May 6, 2021 (pdf)|
|March 24, 2021||Public Virtual Meeting - Washington, DC||Meeting Summary: March 24, 2021 (pdf)|
|08/19/2020-08/20/2020||Public Teleconference||Meeting Summary: August 19-20, 2020|
|02/25/2020 - 02/27/2020||Jacksonville, Florida||Meeting Summary: February 25-27, 2020|
|08/14/2019||Public Teleconference||Meeting Summary: August 14, 2019|
|4/30/2019 - 5/02/2019||Bethesda, Maryland||Meeting Summary: April 30 - May 2, 2019|
|11/28/2018||Public Teleconference||Teleconference Summary: November 28, 2018|
|8/14/2018 - 8/16/2018||Boston, Massachusetts||Meeting Summary: August 14-16, 2018|
|4/25/2017 - 4/27/2017||Minneapolis, Minnesota||Meeting Summary: April 25-27, 2017|
|10/12/2016 - 10/13/2016||Arlington, Virginia||Meeting Summary: October 12-13, 2016|
|3/16/2016 - 3/17/2016||Gulfport, Mississippi||Meeting Summary: March 16-17, 2016|
|09/11/2013 - 09/12/2013||Atlanta, GA||Meeting Summary: September 11-12, 2013|
|01/23/2013||Public Teleconference||Teleconference Summary: January 23, 2013|
|11/14/2012||Public Teleconference||Teleconference Summary: November 14, 2012|
|09/21/2012||Public Teleconference||Teleconference Summary: September 21, 2012|
|07/24/2012 - 07/25/2012||Arlington, VA||Meeting Summary:July 24-35, 2012|
|10/25/2011 - 10/26/2011||Albuquerque, NM||Meeting Summary: October 25-26, 2011|
|05/10/2011 - 05/12/2011||Brooklyn, NY||Meeting Summary: May 10-12, 2011|
|03/31/2011||Public Teleconference||Full Teleconference Transcript|
|11/16/2010 - 11/18/2010||Kansas City, MO||Meeting Summary: November 16-18, 2010|
|09/23/2010||Public Teleconference||Teleconference Summary: September 23, 2010|
|08/26/2010||Public Teleconference||Teleconference Summary: August 26, 2010|
|07/27/2010 - 07/29/2010||Washington, DC||Meeting Summary: July 27-29, 2010|
|06/15/2010||Public Teleconference||Teleconference Summary: June 15, 2010|
|04/28/2010||Public Teleconference||Teleconference Summary: April 28, 2010|
|01/27/2010 - 01/29/2010||New Orleans, LA||Meeting Summary: January 27-29, 2010|
|09/24/2009||Public Teleconference||Teleconference Summary: September 24, 2009|
|07/21/2009 - 07/23/2009||Arlington, VA||Meeting Summary: July 21-23, 2009|
|10/21/2008 - 10/23/2008||Atlanta, GA||Meeting Summary: October 21-23, 2008|
|09/11/2008||Public Teleconference||Teleconference Summary: September 11, 2008|
|06/10/2008 - 06/12/2008||Washington, DC||Meeting Summary: June 10-12, 2008|
|11/20/2007||Public Teleconference||Teleconference Summary: November 20, 2007|
|09/18/2007 - 09/20/2007||Baltimore, MD||Meeting Summary: September 18-20, 2007|
|08/23/2007||Public Teleconference||Teleconference Summary: August 23, 2007|
|02/06/2007 - 02/07/2007||Washington, DC||Meeting Summary: February 6-7, 2007|
|06/20/2006 - 06/22/2006||Washington, DC||Meeting Summary: June 20-22, 2006|
|04/13/2004 - 04/16/2004||New Orleans, LA||Meeting Summary: April 13 - 16, 2004|
|12/09/2002 - 12/12/2002||Baltimore, MD||Meeting Summary: December 9 - 12, 2002|
|12/03/2001 - 12/06/2001||Seattle, WA||Meeting Summary: December 3 - 6, 2001|
|12/11/2000 - 12/14/2000||Arlington, VA||Meeting Summary: December 11 - 14, 2000|
|05/23/2000 - 05/26/2000||Atlanta, GA||Meeting Summary: May 23 - 26, 2000|
|11/30/1999 - 12/03/1999||Arlington, VA||Meeting Summary: November 30 - December 3, 1999|
|12/08/1998||Baton Rouge, LA||Meeting Summary: December 8-10, 1998|
|05/31/1998 - 06/02/1998||Oakland, CA||Meeting Summary: May 31 - June 2, 1998|
|02/23/1998||Arlington, VA||Meeting Summary: February 23, 1998|
|12/08/1997 - 12/10/1997||Durham, NC||Meeting Summary: December 8-10, 1997|
|05/13/1997 - 05/15/1997||Wabeno (Potawatomi Indian Reservation), WI||Meeting Summary: May 13-15, 1997|
|12/10/1996 - 12/12/1996||Baltimore, MD||Meeting Summary: December 10-12, 1996|
|05/29/1996 - 05/31/1996||Detroit, IL||Meeting Summary: May 29-31, 1996|
|12/12/1995 - 12/14/1995||Washington, DC||Meeting Summary: December 12-14, 1995|
|07/25/1995 - 07/26/1995||Arlington, VA||Meeting Summary: July 25-26, 1995|
|01/17/1995 - 01/18/1995||Atlanta, GA||Meeting Summary: January 17-18, 1995|
|10/25/1994 - 10/27/1994||Herndon, VA||Meeting Summary: October 25-27, 1994|
|8/3/1994 - 8/5/1994||Albuquerque, NM||Meeting Summary: August 3-5, 1994|
|05/20/1994||Washington, DC||Meeting Summary: May 20, 1994|
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.