News Releases issued by the Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance
EPA Administrator to Speak at Environmental Justice Public Meeting
Release Date: 07/20/2009
Contact Information: Deb Berlin, firstname.lastname@example.org, 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
Reporters who wish to attend the event should pre-register online at: http://www.epa.gov/compliance/ej/nejac/register.html
EPA’s Environmental Justice Program: http://www.epa.gov/compliance/environmentaljustice/