EPA - Office of Environmental Justice
The next meeting of the National Environmental Justice
Advisory Council (NEJAC) will be held in Durham, North
Carolina in conjunction with a NEJAC and EPA
sponsored Environmental Justice Enforcement Roundtable.
NEJAC MEETING: Meets December 8-10 1997, at
the Regal University Hotel in Durham, North Carolina.
ENFORCEMENT ROUNDTABLE: Meets December
11 - 13, 1997 at North Carolina Central University in
Durham, N.C. There will be shuttle buses available to
NEJAC participants who wish to attend the Roundtable.
The NEJAC was established to ensure that the
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) receives input
from affected stakeholders about environmental justice
issues. The NEJAC consists of 25 members appointed
from environmental justice groups; industry; and state,
local and tribal governments, and includes both
governmental and non-governmental organizations. There
are six subcommittees which focus on the issues of:
Enforcement, Health and Research, Indigenous Peoples,
International, Public Participation and Accountability, and
Waste and Facility Siting. In addition to the 25 members,
39 individuals serve as members of the subcommittees.
The full NEJAC will convene on Monday, December 8
from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00
p.m.; and on Wednesday, December 10, from 9:00 a.m.
to 9:00 p.m. The six NEJAC subcommittees will meet on
Tuesday, December 9 from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
PUBLIC COMMENT PERIODS: Public comment
periods are scheduled during the NEJAC meeting from
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on both Monday, December 8 and
Wednesday, December 10.
Please Note: The full NEJAC will adjourn Monday
morning, December 8, for a bus tour of local
environmental justice sites. The bus tour is being offered
to all meeting participants on a first come, first served
basis. However, you must register for the bus tour to
obtain a seat.
You can registration for all NEJAC sponsored events by
contacting the numbers listed below or on the Internet
(available after September 30, 1997) at our World Wide
Web home page: http://www.ttemi.com/nejac. In
addition hearing-impaired individuals or non-English
speaking attendees wishing to make special arrangements
can contact Tama Clare at:
Phone:(703) 287-8808 Fax: (703) 287-8843
Internet E-mail: Claret@ttemi.com