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For Release: Monday, April 11, 2022

Media Advisory for Wednesday, April 20

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 website), established under the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA), will hold an informational meeting on Wednesday, April 20. 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: Wednesday April 20, 2 p.m. ET

Where: Via WebEx (leaves DEC website).

Audio: Dial 1-518-549-0500; Access code: 161 795 9891#

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

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