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For Release: Friday, March 5, 2021

Media Advisory for Friday, March 12

DEC Climate Justice Working Group to Meet

What: The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation's (DEC) 13-member Climate Justice Working Group, established under the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA), will hold its next meeting on Friday, March 12. 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.

Consistent with Executive Orders issued by Governor 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: Friday, March 12, 11AM ET

Where: Via WebEx (leaves DEC's website).

Audio: Dial 1-518-549-0500; Access code: 185 823 6498 #

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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