Environmental Justice Advisory Council Meeting
The National Environmental Justice Advisory Council will meet Wednesday, May 20, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.; and will reconvene on Thursday, May 21, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. All noted times are Pacific Standard Time.
The NEJAC meeting will be held at the McMillin Event Center at the National Training Center, located at 2875 Dewey Road, San Diego, CA 92106
One public comment period relevant to the specific issues being considered by the NEJAC is scheduled for Wednesday, May 20, 2015, starting at 5:30 p.m. Pacific Standard Time. Members of the public who wish to participate during the public comment period are highly encouraged to pre-register by 6:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time, on Monday, May 11, 2015.
The Charter of the NEJAC states that the advisory committee shall provide independent advice to the EPA Administrator about areas that may include, among other things, advice about broad, cross-cutting issues related to environmental justice, including environment-related strategic, scientific, technological, regulatory, and economic issues related to environmental justice.
The meeting shall be used to discuss and receive comments about the nexus between sustainability and environmental justice. Specifically, the NEJAC will discuss these primary areas: (1) Goods Movement; (2) EJ 2020 Action Agenda; (3) EJ Best Practices for Local Government; and (4) Climate Change. In addition, the meeting will include updates from NEJAC work groups.
- Click here to read Federal Register notice of this meeting.