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TODAY: EPA Administrator McCarthy to Deliver Remarks at the National Environmental Justice Advisory Council Meeting

Release Date: 03/16/2016
Contact Information: Melissa Harrison harrison.melissa@epa.gov 202-564-8421 (office) 202-697-0208 (mobile)

WASHINGTON – Today, EPA Administrator McCarthy will address EPA’s commitment to low-income and minority communities, while outlining the agency’s environmental justice priorities for the years ahead.

The National Environmental Justice Advisory Council (NEJAC), a federal advisory committee to EPA was established September 30,1 993. The council provides advice and recommendations about broad, cross-cutting issues related to environmental justice, from all stakeholders involved in the environmental justice dialogue. In addition, the NEJAC provides a valuable forum for discussions about integrating environmental justice with other EPA priorities and initiatives.

WHERE
:
Courtyard Gulfport Beachfront
1600 E Beach Blvd
Gulfport, Miss. 39501

WHEN
: 9:00 a.m. Central Time / 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time

REGISTRATION
: If you are interested in attending NEJAC by phone, please register for the meeting by following this link: https://nejac-public-meeting-march-teleconference-option.eventbrite.com
There are a limited number of teleconference lines available for registered participants. The conference line is listen only.

For more information on EPA’s Office of Environmental Justice:

http://www3.epa.gov/environmentaljustice/