Media Advisory: The Environmental Justice Advisory Committee meets with Oakland residents
OAKLAND - On Tuesday, July 19, Oakland 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 the State will meet its 2030 greenhouse gas reduction targets.
The meeting is 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 communities with minority populations or low-income populations. The goal of this meeting is 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 Oakland residents
WHO: Environmental Justice Leaders, representatives of California Air Resources Board, and other State representatives
WHEN: Tuesday, July 19, 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
WHERE: Elihu Harris Building, 1515 Clay St., Oakland, CA 94612
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