Tuesday, May 11, 2021

What Would Real Environmental Health & Justice Look Like? Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET


 

 

 

 

What Would Real Environmental Health & Justice Look Like?

Tomorrow, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET

All journalists welcome!

 

Join this all-star panel for a snapshot of the state of environmental health and justice right now, ahead of the new White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council meeting later this week. Panelists will discuss what's happening in local communities and at the national level, and will offer story ideas for the coming year on both the problems and solutions to the challenges of protecting environmental health and equity. Following Q&A with the speakers, SEJ will take your questions about the Fund for Environmental Journalism story grants on this topic. 

 

Moderator:

·    Perla Trevizo, Reporter, ProPublica/Texas Tribune Investigative Unit.

 

Speakers:

·    Bidtah Becker, Attorney, Navajo Tribal Utility Authority, and Vice-Chair, New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission.

·    Heather McTeer Toney, Climate Justice Liaison, Environmental Defense Fund; Senior Advisor, Moms Clean Air Force; and former Regional Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Southeast Region.

·    Matthew Tejada, Director, Office of Environmental Justice, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

 

 





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