Friday, January 27, 2012

EPA Hosts African American Stakeholders Briefing

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency hosted a briefing for African American stakeholders on Thursday.  The purpose of the meeting was to discuss best practices for how the EPA and participating organizations are engaging the African American community and to share information.  The briefing was held at EPA Headquarters in the Ariel Rios Building.

A broad cross section of about 20 stakeholders participated in the briefing.  The agenda included presentations from various EPA staffers that included: grants overview, environmental job training, government contracts, access points to EPA, environmental justice, Brownfields and clean air regulations.

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