Wednesday, September 27, 2023 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT
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Rutgers University - Camden Campus Center 
326 Penn Street
Camden, NJ 08102

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Mary Daly 
A&WMA NCNJ Chapter 
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Environmental Justice: Perspectives and Solutions to Build a Sustainable Future Together 

Environmental Justice is rapidly becoming one of the most critical issues in the EHS field. For too long, overburdened communities (OBCs) have borne an undue level of environmental and public health impacts from local industry and mobile sources, even when these operations have been fully compliant of existing laws and regulations. Levels of air pollution are often elevated in OBCs, leading to higher likelihood of adverse health impacts. Untangling this could seem tricky and onerous, but addressing EJ is key to a sustainable future for us all. The recently passed New Jersey EJ law attempts to focus on these issues and reduce stressors in OBCs. Too often these issues become adversarial - us versus them - when listening objectively to multiple perspectives can help forge a path forward in reducing potential impacts in a sustainable and equitable way.

We invite you to join us on September 27th on the campus of Rutgers University in Camden for a day of looking at these issues from multiple perspectives and asking hard questions. Agenda highlights:

  • Keynote Addresses in the morning and the afternoon from leaders of NJ government and industry
  • EJ Trends in Federal and State Law
  • Organizing a Better Tomorrow: Youth Pushing for Change
  • Environmental Professionals Have a Role in Bettering the Community
  • Industrial Operation with a Community Focus
Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.

Seating is limited 

 Register early to reserve your spot!