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Environmental Justice Public Meeting

Release Date: 06/09/2008
Contact Information: Roxanne Smith, (202) 564-4355 / smith.roxanne@epa.gov

(Washington, D.C. - June 9, 2008) The National Environmental Justice Advisory Council (NEJAC), an EPA advisory group, will hold a 3-day public meeting in Washington, D.C., to discuss environmental justice. Topics will include air pollution impacts of moving freight, also known as goods movement, and EPA's integration of environmental justice considerations into its programs, policies and activities.

Who:
National Environmental Justice Advisory Council (NEJAC) and EPA program and regional representatives

What:
Public meeting

Where:
Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C. 20001

When:
June 10, 2008, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. EDT and public comment period from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. EDT
June 11, 2008, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. EDT
June 12, 2008, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. EDT

NOTE: Reporters who wish to attend the event should pre-register online at: http://www.nejacregistration.org

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

Environmental Justice Program: epa.gov/compliance/environmentaljustice