Current NEJAC Activities
A key priority of EPA is to expand the conversation on environmentalism and work for environmental justice. The NEJAC's work focuses on evaluating a broad range of strategic, scientific, technological, regulatory, community engagement, and economic issues related to environmental justice.
In Fiscal Year 2016, the NEJAC will be responding to several requests for advice and recommendations, including:
The NEJAC Youth Perspectives on Climate Justice Work Group will be convened in January 2016, to assist the NEJAC in developing advice and recommendations to assist the Agency in developing best practices to address climate change concerns as highlighted from a youth perspective.EPA is seeking young adults to participate on this first of its kind youth-led advisory work group. Applications are due November 30, 2015
- Charge from EPA (PDF) (2 pp, 114K, About PDF)
- Work Group Membership Application (Word) (1 pp, 15K)
- WG Frequently-asked questions (PDF) (2 pp, 77K, About PDF)
The information, reports and recommendations listed on these pages 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.