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For Release: Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Media Advisory for Wednesday, April 21

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, April 21. 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: Wednesday, April 21, at 11 a.m. ET

Where: Via WebEx.

Audio: Dial 1-518-549-0500; Access code: 185 511 5981#

Additional Information:

This meeting will also be recorded and posted on the Climate Act website (leaves DEC's website) within three days, or as soon as practicable.

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