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For Release: Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Media Advisory for Wednesday, Dec. 16

DEC Climate Justice Working Group to Meet

What: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation's (DEC) 13-member Climate Justice Working Group, established under the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act, will hold its next meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 16. 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 Climate Act.

Consistent with Executive Orders issued by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and in keeping with measures designed to limit the spread of COVID-19, the meeting will be conducted by teleconference. Members of the public are welcome to listen to the meeting via webcast.

When: Wednesday, Dec. 16, at 12 p.m. ET

Where: Virtual platform via WebEx.

Audio: Dial 1-518-549-0500; Access code: 178 811 9878 #

Additional Information: This meeting will also be recorded and posted on the Climate Act website within three days, or as soon as practicable.

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