White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council Public Meeting

Event Date: 
June 5, 2024 to June 6, 2024

The White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council (WHEJAC), in coordination with the White House Interagency Council, will hold a virtual public meeting June 5-6, 2024 from approximately 12:00 - 6:30 PM E.T. each day. This free meeting is open to all members of the public. Individual registration is REQUIRED and the public will have the opportunity to register at any time before and throughout the duration of the meeting.

Register for the virtual public meeting here.

The meeting discussions will focus on several topics including, but not limited to, White House Council on Environmental Quality updates, WHEJAC workgroup updates, and final recommendations for the WHEJAC’s consideration. Public comments relevant to current charges and recommendations will be considered by the WHEJAC. 

The WHEJAC is interested in receiving public comments relevant to the following charges and recommendations: (1) Carbon management; and (2) Environmental justice issues affecting Indigenous Peoples and Tribal Nations.

A public comment period will take place on Wednesday, June 5, 2024 from approximately 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM Eastern Time, and a topic-focused session will occur on Thursday, June 6, 2024, from approximately 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time. Members of the public who wish to participate in the public comment period must register by 11:59 PM Eastern Time, May 30, 2024. Priority to speak during the public meeting will be given to registered public commenters who have relevant comments on the charges, topics and questions listed on our webpage.

Submitting written comments for the record are strongly encouraged. Written comments can be submitted through June 19, 2024. To learn about submitting written comments, please visit our website.

The meeting agenda and other meeting support materials including the public comments will be posted in the public docket EPA-HQ-OEJECR-2024-0147 as they become available here.

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