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Environmental Justice: EPA's "Plan EJ 2014" and Environmental Decision-Making in New York
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

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Last year, the Environmental Protection Agency issued a new roadmap for integrating environmental justice into its policies, programs and daily work. In January 2012, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation proposed regulations implementing the environmental justice provisions of New York’s recently-enacted power plant siting law. EPA officials and environmental justice advocates and scholars will discuss these and other recent developments.

Moderator: Jeffrey Gracer, Sive, Paget & Riesel, P.C., Chair of the Environmental Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association

Speakers: Anhthu Hoang, Environmental Protection Specialist, Environmental Justice Program , U.S. EPA Region II; Al Huang, Senior Attorney, Natural Resources Defense Council; Peggy Shepard, Executive Director, WE ACT for Environmental Justice; Gregg Macey, Assistant Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School

Sponsored by: Committee on Environmental Law, Jeffrey Gracer, Chair; Committee on Minorities in the Profession, Jeanine Conley, Chair

Co-sponsored by: WE ACT for Environmental Justice

Event Location: 42 West 44th St. (bet. 5th & 6th Ave.)