The NEJAC will convene a hybrid in-person public meeting with a
virtual option. The public meeting will start on Tuesday, November 29, 2022, at approximately 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Eastern Time. The NEJAC meeting continues Wednesday, November 30, 2022, from approximately 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., through Thursday, December 01, 2022, from approximately 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time.
The in-person meeting will be held at The Westin Alexandria Old Town, 400 Courthouse Square, Alexandria, Virginia, 22314.
Hotel Reservations: https://www.marriott.com/en-us/hotels/wasxw-the-westin-alexandria-old-town/overview/ or call 866-837-4210; Group Name EPA-NEJAC.
The meeting discussions will focus on several topics including, but not limited to, workgroup activity, final recommendations for council consideration, and charges created through collaborations with various EPA national program offices.
A public comment period relevant to the way in which environmental justice (EJ) and equity are incorporated into finance and investments at the Environmental Protection Agency will be considered by the NEJAC at the meeting.
The NEJAC is interested in receiving public comments on several topics including, but not limited to, the way in which environmental justice (EJ) and equity are incorporated into finance and investments at the Environmental Protection Agency. The NEJAC would also like feedback on the related topics of measuring demonstrable outcomes; prioritizing resources in legacy communities; addressing harmful air, soil, water; and other environmental impacts in U.S. states, territories, and tribal nations.
Please be prepared to briefly describe your comments; including your recommendations on what you want the NEJAC to advise the EPA to do. Submitting written comments for the record are strongly encouraged.
The deadline to sign up to speak during the public comment period will close at 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time, November 23, 2022.