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RELEASE: Secretary’s Environmental Justice and Equity Advisory Board to Meet Nov. 14

Raleigh

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality Secretary’s Environmental Justice and Equity Advisory Board will hold its second meeting in Roxboro on Nov. 14.

The Secretary’s Environmental Justice and Equity Advisory Board was created to assist the Department in achieving and maintaining the fair and equal treatment and involvement of all North Carolinians.

Topics for next week’s meeting include recent hurricanes’ impacts and relief efforts and subcommittee updates. There also will be an opportunity for public comments. Prior to the meeting, board members will have the opportunity to tour the Duke Energy Roxboro Power Plant.

The Board’s 16 members were selected from across North Carolina and represent the diverse cultures of the state. To view a full list of the Board’s members and meeting agenda, go to: https://deq.nc.gov/outreach-education/environmental-justice/secretarys-environmental-justice-equity-board.

WHO:            Secretary’s Environmental Justice and Equity Advisory Board

WHAT:          Board Meeting

WHEN:          Wednesday, Nov. 14, 1 – 5 p.m.

WHERE:       Mayo Park Environmental Education and Community Center
                   599 Neal’s Store Road
                   Roxboro, NC 27574

 

 

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