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Building Power in the Environmental Movement Series (Part 3): Environmental Justice and New York’s Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act

  • April 15, 2021
  • 12:30pm–1:30pm ET
  • Online event

Visit the New York City Bar Association event page to register.

Environmental justice and equity concerns are central to many environmental matters and thus to a career in environmental law. As a case in point, New York’s new Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act contains key equity provisions, which must now be implemented. Join experts working on putting these provisions into effect to discuss the opportunities and challenges presented by the new law.

Sheila S. Boston, President of the New York City Bar Association

Hillary Aidun, Climate Law Fellow at the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
Bethany Davis Noll, Executive Director of the State Energy & Environmental Impact Center at NYU School of Law

Christopher Coll, Project Manager, NYSERDA
Annel Hernandez, Associate Director, New York City Environmental Justice Alliance
Raya Salter, Member, New York State Climate Action Council
Jared Snyder, Deputy Commissioner for Air Resources, Climate Change and Energy, Department of Environmental Conservation

Dana Johnson, Director of the Federal Policy Office at WE ACT for Environmental Justice and Board Member at Green 2.0