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For Release: Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Media Advisory for Wednesday, Nov. 17

Nov. 11 Meeting of Climate Justice Working Group Rescheduled

MEETING RESCHEDULED: 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), has rescheduled the Nov. 11 informational meeting to Wednesday, Nov. 17. 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: The Thursday, Nov. 11 meeting has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 17, at 12 p.m. ET

Where: Via WebEx (leaves DEC's website)

Audio: Dial 1-518-549-0500; Access code: 161 897 3721#

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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