The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s 13-member Climate Justice Working Group has scheduled its second meeting for October 1, 2020.
The working group was established under the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act.
The 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.
Consistent with Executive Orders issued by Governor Cuomo and in keeping with measures designed to limit the spread of COVID-19, the meeting will be conducted by teleconference. Members of the public are welcome to listen to the meeting via webcast.
The meeting is scheduled to hold on https://meetny.webex.com/meetny/onstage/g.php?MTID=e3a3f76a0118b0daa092e8ac74e31df00
According to DEC, the meeting will be recorded and posted on the Climate Act website within three days, or as soon as practicable.