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Tuesday, April 28, 2009

EJ Conference in America 2009 Is May 27-May 29

The Environmental Justice Conference, Inc. is hosting the 2009 State of Environmental Justice in America Conference, a 3-day assembly of leaders from federal agencies, grassroots organizations and individuals from various sectors and communities. Representatives and participants will engage in discussions on environmental justice legislation and regulation, community planning and development, energy policy and more.

U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis, right, is the keynote speaker for the opening day of the conference. Featured interviews include Jeffery M. Allison, Manager of US Department of Energy, Savannah River Operations Office and John C. Cruden, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Environmental and Natural Resource Division, US Department of Justice.

The conference is being co-sponsored by the U. S. Department of Energy, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Environmental Protection Agency, Howard University School of Law and the National Small Town Alliance.

The conference is being held at the Doubletree Hotel in Crystal City, 3030 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, Virginia from Wednesday, May 27, 2009 - Friday, May 29, 2009.

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