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National Environmental Justice Advisory Council Public Teleconference, 6/15/10

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Event Information


Former EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson walks and talks with beach cleanup workers.

The National Environmental Justice Advisory Council (NEJAC) held its 33rd public meeting on June 15, 2010, via teleconference. Discussions included:

  • Impacts of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill on environmental justice communities in the Gulf coast region.
  • EPA's efforts related to outreach, monitoring, cleanup, and waste disposal

This audio transcript features a dialogue with former EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, presentations from two local community representatives and several EPA Senior officials, and community concerns expressed during the public comment period.

Files Description Transcript
Full Meeting (MP3) (50.6 MB, runtime 03:41:23)
Full Meeting Full Meeting Transcript (PDF) (72 pp, 327K, about PDF)
Part 1 (MP3) (8.9 MB, runtime 09:44)
Welcome and Introductions  
Part 2 (MP3) (3.1 MB, runtime 03:28)
Background about the NEJAC's previous recommendations on Post-Katrina disaster preparedness & response (Charles Lee)  
Part 3 (MP3) (5.7 MB, runtime 06:16)
Local Community Perspectives - Sharon Gauthe  
Part 4 (MP3) (7.9 MB, runtime 08:40)
Local Community Perspectives - Derrick Evans  
Part 5 (MP3) (5.5 MB, runtime 05:59)
Overview of EPA Response Activities - Lisa Garcia  
Part 6 (MP3) (10.3 MB, runtime 11:16)
Overview of EPA Response Activities - Mathy Stanislaus  
Part 7 (MP3) (2.4 MB, runtime 02:41)
Overview of EPA Response Activities - Cynthia Giles  
Part 8 (MP3) (5.1 MB, runtime 05:36)
Overview of EPA Response Activities - Peter Silva  
Part 9 (MP3) (7.2 MB, runtime 07:55)
Overview of EPA Response Activities - Beth Craig  
Part 10(MP3) (26.1 MB, runtime 28:31)
NEJAC Member Qs and As  
Part 11 (MP3) (21.9 MB, runtime 24:00)
Conversation with former EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson  
Part 12 (MP3) (46 MB, runtime 50:19)
NEJAC Member Dialogue and Next Steps  

Public Comment Period

Files Description Transcript
Public Comment Full (MP3) (6.5 MB, runtime 07:05)
Full Discussion See transcript above
Public Comment 1 (MP3) (6.5 MB, runtime 07:05)
Public Comment by Wilma Subra, Subra Company and Louisiana Environmental Action Network  
Public Comment 2 (MP3) (3 MB, runtime 03:17)
Public Comment by Lori J. Latimar, University of Arkansas  
Public Comment 3 (MP3) (1.3 MB, runtime 01:27)
Public Comment by Stephen M. Brittle, Don't Waste Arizona  
Public Comment 4 (MP3) (7 MB, runtime 07:41)
Public Comment by Rebecca Templeton, Bayou Grace Community Services  
Public Comment 5 (MP3) (2.1 MB, runtime 02:20)
Public Comment by Mike Smith, concerned citizen  
Public Comment 6 (MP3) (8.1 MB, runtime 08:48)
Public Comment by Albert Y. Huang, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)  
Public Comment 7 (MP3) (1.6 MB, runtime 01:45)
Public Comment by Lauren Butz, Mary Queen of Viet Nam Community Development Corporation  
Public Comment 8 (MP3) (3.4 MB, runtime 03:45)
Public Comment by Ellen Bateman, Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution  
Public Comment 9 (MP3) (13.8 MB, runtime 15:06)
Public Comment by Sherri Jones, Forrest County Environmental Support Team  
Public Comment 10 (MP3) (6 MB, runtime 06:34)
Public Comment by Luke Funchess, Concerned Citizens of Crystal Springs  
Public Comment 11 (MP3) (1.2 MB, runtime 01:18)
Public Comment by Hoyt Hillman, Arkansas River Coalition  

The information, reports and recommendations listed on this page are the products of the National Environmental Justice Advisory Council, an independent council created under the Federal Advisory Committee Act to provide independent advice and recommendations on the subject of environmental justice to the EPA Administrator.

The information, reports and recommendations found on this site reflect the opinions and views of the independent National Environmental Justice Advisory Council, and not necessarily the views or opinions of the U.S. EPA.


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