Wednesday, February 5, 2014

National Environmental Justice Advisory Council (NEJAC) Public Meeting

Advance Registration closes February 5th

The next face-to-face meeting of the National Environmental Justice Advisory Council (NEJAC) will be held at the US EPA, Region 8 building, located at 1595 Wynkoop Street, Denver, CO 80202-1129, on February 11-12, 2014. The meeting will include a public comment period.

Teleconference: If you will not be able to attend in person but would like to participate in the conference, teleconference services will be available. You are encouraged to pre-register for the teleconference so that the facility will be able to provide the level of service to accommodate the attendees.
Meeting Registration: Registration is required for everyone (including U.S. Environmental Protection Agency [EPA] and other federal employees). Pre-registration closes at Noon, Mountain Time, on Wednesday, February 5, 2014. Because this NEJAC meeting will be held in a government space, we strongly encourage you to register early. Meeting materials will be prepared based on the number of participants who have pre-registered by that date. There are four easy ways to register:
Non-English speaking attendees wishing to arrange for a foreign language interpreter also may make appropriate arrangements by calling the number above or by sending an e-mail to the e-mail address above.

Public Comment Sign-Up: Members of the public who wish to speak during the Public Comment period should pre-register by Noon, Mountain Time, on Wednesday, February 5, 2014. To accommodate the large number of people who want to address the NEJAC, only one representative of a community, organization, or group will be allowed to speak. If time permits, multiple representatives from the same organization can provide comment at the end of the session. In addition, those who did not sign up in advance to give public comment can sign up on site; however, those who sign-up in advance will be called to speak first.

Written comments also can be submitted for the record. The required format for individuals providing written public comments is as follows:
  • Name of speaker
  • Name of organization/community
  • City and state
  • E-mail address
  • A brief description of the concern, and what you want the NEJAC to advise EPA to do
Written comments received by Noon, Mountain Time, on Wednesday, February 5, 2014, will be included in the materials distributed to the members of the NEJAC. Written comments received after that time will be provided to the NEJAC as time allows. All written comments should be sent to

For Furthor Information: Questions or correspondence concerning the teleconference meeting should be directed to Jasmin Muriel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, by mail at 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW (MC2201A), Washington, DC 20460; by telephone at 202-564-4287; via email at; or by fax at 202-564-1624. Additional information about the NEJAC.  (EPA)

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