DEC Climate Justice Working Group to Meet
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) 13-member Climate Justice Working Group
(CJWG), established under the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA), will hold a meeting on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2023. The Climate Justice Working Group is tasked with establishing criteria for identifying Disadvantaged Communities for the purposes of co-pollutant reductions, greenhouse gas emissions reductions, regulatory impact statements, and the allocation of investments pursuant to the CLCPA.
This meeting will include continued deliberations on the public comments received on the draft Disadvantaged Communities’ criteria. Members of the public are welcome to attend in person or listen to the meeting via webcast. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged and can be done by clicking the WebEx link below. Additional meetings for the month of February will be announced soon.
When: Thursday, Feb. 9, 12 p.m. ET
Webinar password: cjwg2.9.23 (25942191 from phones)
Audio: Dial 1-518-549-0500; Access code: 2341 525 0062
In-Person: Event locations, times, and partners include:
NY Green Bank, Alistair W.C. Clark Boardroom, 1333 Broadway, Suite 300, New York, NY 10018
New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) 15 Columbia Circle, Plattsburgh Conference Room, Albany, NY 12203
DEC Region 6 Office, 207 Genesee St. #10, Conference Room A, Utica, NY 13501
DEC Region 8 Office, 6274 East Avon-Lima Rd., Avon, NY 14414
DEC Region 9 Office, 700 Delaware Ave., Conference Room 326, Buffalo, NY 14209
Additional Information: This meeting will also be recorded and posted on the Climate Act website
within three days, or as soon as practicable.