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EPA Administrator to Speak at Environmental Justice Public Meeting

Release Date: 07/20/2009
Contact Information: Deb Berlin, berlin.deb@epa.gov, 202-564-4914, 202-564-4355

WASHINGTON - The National Environmental Justice Advisory Council, an EPA advisory group, will hold a public meeting in Washington, D.C., July 21-23 to discuss environmental justice. EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson is scheduled to speak at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 21.

Topics will include air pollution impacts of freight transport, air toxics monitoring in schools, and EPA’s integration of environmental justice issues into its programs, policies and activities.


WHO: EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, National Environmental Justice Advisory Council, EPA program and regional representatives

WHAT: Public meeting

WHERE: Crowne Plaza Washington National Airport Hotel, 1480 Crystal Dr. Arlington, VA 22202

WHEN: July 21, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., EDT; Administrator Jackson to speak at 4:00 p.m.
July 22, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., EDT and public comment period from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
July 23, 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., EDT


NOTE:
Reporters who wish to attend the event should pre-register online at:
http://www.epa.gov/compliance/ej/nejac/register.html

NEJAC Information:
http://www.epa.gov/compliance/environmentaljustice/nejac/index.html

EPA’s Environmental Justice Program:
http://www.epa.gov/compliance/environmentaljustice/