This virtual Brownfields and Environmental Justice (EJ) Communities of Practice series will provide information on environmental justice policies, present Brownfield project updates in the Urban Waters cities, and focus on community activities related to environmental justice.
WEBINAR 1: ENIVRONMENTAL JUSTICE AND URBAN WATERS
Thursday, March 25th – 12:00 – 2:00PM
-Urban Waters Overview and Updates
-Federal Perspectives on Environmental Justice (US Senator Chris Coons of Delaware Office, US EPA/Urban Waters, US Department of the Interior, NOAA)
-Overview of New Jersey’s Environmental Justice Legislation (NJDEP)
WEBINAR 2: URBAN WATERS CITY BROWNFIELDS UPDATES
Thursday, April 1, 12:00 – 2:00pm
-Philadelphia Updates from Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (South Wetlands Park, Graffiti Pier Park)
-Camden Updates from New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (Phoenix Park)
-Wilmington Updates from Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and Brightfields, Inc (South Wilmington Wetlands)
WEBINAR 3: ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE COMMUNITY INITIATIVES
Thursday, April 8, 12:00 – 2:00PM
-Port of Wilmington Expansion / DuPont Edgemoor Brownfield Property – Delaware Community Benefits Agreement Coalition
-Equitability of Access for Oysters – Delaware Sea Grant and Ocean Food Systems, University of New England
-John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge
-Environmental Justice on the Elizabeth River
-Reconnecting Camden Residents to Their Historic Waterfront
These webinars are brought to you by the Urban Waters Federal Partnership.
Please e-mail Emily at EBaumbach@DelawareEstuary.org if you have any questions. We hope to see you there!