Monday, June 25, 2012

NEJAC Community Conference Call


Intended Audience: Environmental Justice and Tribal Communities or Organizations
  When: June 27, 2012

 Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm EST

 Conference Line: 1-866-299-3188; code: 919-541-5624#

(To participate, please plan to join the call at least 10 minutes prior to the start time. The phone line is limited to 125 participants on a first-come first-served basis)

Purpose: To provide information on upcoming activities in EPA's Air Programs and foster a dialog with communities on their air quality issues. This call will provide updates on the:
  • National Environmental Justice Advisory Council (NEJAC) Meeting scheduled for July 24-25, 2012
  • Federal Action Plan to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Asthma Disparities
  • New features of the Ultraviolet Index and how it differs from EPA's Air Quality Index
  • Air emissions and associated health impacts as a result of shale gas drilling, fracturing and production
  • EPA's Air Programs and Regulations
    • Federal Implementation Plan and Revisions to Regional Haze
    • Particulate Matter National Ambient Air Quality Standards (PM NAAQS)
    • Portland Cement-Amendments in Response to Reconsideration
    • Polyvinyl Chloride and Copolymers Production (PVC) NESHA
For more information, contact Lena Epps-Price (, (919) 541-5573.

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