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®: CRE Regulatory Action of the Week

Environmental Justice Council Holds Public Meeting On Incorporating Environmental Justice Concerns In Permits
On August 16, 2010, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency published Federal Register notice that its National Environmental Justice Advisory Council will host a public teleconference meeting on Thursday, August 26, 2010, starting at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The primary topics of discussion will be EPA's charge to the NEJAC on incorporating environmental justice concerns into permits under Federal environmental laws, and EPA's draft Plan EJ 2014.

This NEJAC National Public Teleconference meeting is open to the public. There will be a public comment period beginning at 3:30 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Preregistration is required. Registration for the teleconference meeting closes at 11 a.m. Eastern Time, Monday, August 23, 2010. The deadline to sign-up for public comment, or to submit written public comments, is also 11 a.m. Eastern Time, Monday, August 23, 2010.

To register via E-mail: Send an e-mail to with "Register for the August Page 2 of 3 NEJAC Teleconference" in the subject line. Provide your name, organization, city and state, e-mail address, and telephone number for future follow-up.

To register by Phone or Fax: Send a fax (please print), or leave a voice message, with your name, organization, city and state, e-mail, and telephone number to 877-773-0779. Specify which meeting you are registering to attend (e.g. NEJAC-August meeting). Also state whether you would like to be put on the list to provide public comment, and whether you are submitting written comments before the August 23rd deadline.

  • Click here to read the EPA's Federal Register notice of this meeting