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This list of stormwater-related events and workshops is compiled as a free service. Washington Stormwater Center does not promote, endorse, or otherwise recommend any of the companies, individuals, or organizations presented here.

Webinar on "Using Comprehensive Area-Wide Planning Approaches to Promote Equitable Development" - Tuesday, June 18 (10:00am - 11:30am)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has launched a training webinar series to build the capacity of environmental justice practitioners working at the state level. The third webinar "Using Comprehensive Area-Wide Planning Approaches to Promote Equitable Development" is now open for registration. Please note that registration is required. When you sign up, you will receive details on how to access the webinar. Please share this information widely with your colleagues and networks.

Using Comprehensive Area-Wide Planning Approaches to Promote Equitable Development

  • When: June 18, 2019 (1:00 - 2:30 PM EDT)
  • Register Early: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/using-comprehensive-area-wide-planning-approaches-to-promote-equitable-development-tickets-61577252219
  • About: Several decades of practice in environmental justice and community revitalization has resulted in comprehensive area-wide planning approaches. Presenters will share lessons for achieving community involvement, revitalization and resilience from area-wide planning approaches used to address brownfields or other community challenges and discuss how states can support such comprehensive collaborative approaches. They will apply these lessons to addressing significant current challenges, such as displacement and gentrification.

Speakers:

  • Cate Mingoya, Director of Capacity Building, Groundworks USA
  • Drew Curtis, Senior Equitable Development Manager, Ironbound Community Corporation
  • Frank McLaughlin, Community Collaborative Initiative, Office of Brownfield Reuse, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
  • Riche Outlaw, Coordinator, Environmental Justice Program, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

The first two webinars in this series focused on:

  • Identifying and Prioritizing Environmentally Impacted and Vulnerable Communities (April 16, 2019)
  • Enhancing Community Involvement in the Regulatory Process (May 15, 2019)

Future webinar topics in the 2019 series include:

  • Application of Environmental Justice to State Environmental Impact Assessments
  • Environmental Justice Considerations for Rural Water Infrastructure

For more information, please visit: https://www.epa.gov/environmentaljustice

For questions about the series, please contact: Charles Lee at lee.charles@epa.gov