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For Release: Wednesday, February 22, 2023

DEC Postpones Feb. 23 Climate Justice Working Group Meeting

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation's (DEC) Climate Justice Working Group (CJWG) (leaves DEC website) meeting scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 23, 2023, is postponed due to anticipated inclement weather and will be rescheduled as soon as possible.

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 Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act. For more information, go to the Climate Act website (leaves DEC website).

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