Media Advisory: The Environmental Justice Advisory Committee to meet with Wilmington and Los Angeles residents
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA - On Monday July 25, in Wilmington and on Tuesday, July 26, in Los Angeles residents will have the opportunity to meet with local environmental advocates and state representatives to share their concerns and provide input on addressing air pollution and how California will meet its 2030 greenhouse gas reduction targets.
These meetings are being organized by the Environmental Justice Advisory Committee, (EJAC) with the help of the California Air Resources Board, (CARB). The EJAC consists of representatives from communities in the state with the most significant exposure to air pollution, including areas with minority or low-income populations. The goal of these meetings are to get input on the state's Climate Plan (known as the Scoping Plan) that is currently being developed to cut greenhouse gases 40 percent statewide by 2030.
WHAT: Public meeting to present major areas of focus of California's Climate Plan and receive input and queries from Wilmington and Los Angeles residents
WHO: Environmental Justice Leaders, representatives of the California Air Resources Board, and other state representatives.
WHEN AND WHERE:
Monday, July 25, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Wilmington Senior Center, 1371 Eubank Ave., Wilmington, CA.
Tuesday, July 26, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Holman United Methodist Church, 3320 W Adams Blvd., Los Angeles, CA
VISUALS: Gallery walk with a display of large educational banners, “World Café” style sessions (group discussions around specific subjects related to the State's Climate Plan).
NOTE: Spanish-speaking ARB representatives will be available for media inquiries