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For Release: Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Media Advisory for Wednesday, March 24

DEC Climate Justice Working Group to Meet

What: The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation's (DEC) 13-member Climate Justice Working Group (leaves DEC's website), established under the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA), will hold its next meeting on Wednesday, March 24. 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 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, March 24, 2PM ET

Where: https://meetny.webex.com/meetny/onstage/g.php?MTID=e1e0a5b04d97726dd16d2dcbea3bcbcc4

Audio: Dial 1-518-549-0500; Access code: 185 685 9384 #

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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