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For Release: Friday, October 8, 2021

Media Advisory for Tuesday, Oct. 19

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 an informational meeting on Tuesday, Oct.19. 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 informational meeting will not take any official action but include presentations on mapping analysis and will be conducted by teleconference. Members of the public are welcome to listen to the meeting via webcast.

When: Tuesday, Oct.19, 12 p.m. ET

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

Audio: Dial 1-518-549-0500; Access code: 161 049 7958

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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