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EPA Region 6 Environmental Justice Summit

August 9, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - August 10, 2016 @ 4:00 pm

U.S. EPA Region 6 is hosting a 2-day Environmental Justice Summit on August 9-10, 2016, in Dallas. The purpose of the summit is to:

  1. Discuss progress on the development and implementation of EPA Region 6 Environmental Justice Collaborative Action Plans for Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.
  2. Highlight examples of successful multi-stakeholder collaborations to address environmental justice issues in communities across Region 6.
  3. Highlight recent federal government initiatives that can support local community efforts to address environmental justice issues.

Target Audience:

Grassroots and community leaders, non-profit organizations, academia, industry, local, state, and federal environmental justice partners.

Click here to view the Summit agenda!

Click here to view the Summit flyer!

Event details are below. Click “REGISTER” above to RSVP. The event is free. The extended deadline to register for the Summit and to reserve your hotel room at the reduced rate is Friday, July 29th.

When:

Tuesday, August 9th

12:00 pm – 5:30 pm (On-site registration and check in opens at 10:00 am, the Summit’s first session begins promptly at 1:00 pm)

Wednesday, August 10th

8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Where:

Crowne Plaza Hotel (Bryan Ballroom A)

1015 Elm Street

Dallas, TX 75202

Hotel Information:

A block of rooms has been reserved for attendees of the Summit at the following hotel for the night of August 9th. Attendees can receive the government rate for the nights of August 7th – 8th and August 10th – 11th if rooms are available.

Crown Plaza Dallas Downtown

1015 Elm Street

Dallas, TX 75202

Nights: August 7th – 11th

Rate: $125 /night plus tax

Check in: 3 pm

Check out: 12 pm

Reservation Information:

Guests can use the link below or call for hotel reservations at 214-742-5678 by Friday, July 29th, 2016. Ask for “EPA Summit”. After July 29th the remaining rooms will be released. All reservations include a complimentary breakfast buffet (limit one per room per room night). If you plan to arrive after 6:00pm on the date of arrival, please call the hotel at 214-742-5678 x625 to ensure that your room is not released. Individual guests should cancel their reservations 48 hours prior to arrival date (by 3:00pm Sunday, August 7th, 2016 for a Tuesday, August 9th check-in). Late cancellation/no show charge is equivalent to $125.00.

Online hotel registration: https://resweb.passkey.com/Resweb.do?mode=welcome_gi_new&groupID=60376523

Transportation and Parking:

The Crowne Plaza Hotel Dallas is conveniently located six miles from Love Field Airport. Once you arrive at the airport, call the hotel 214-742-5678 for complimentary shuttle pick up. The front desk will let you know where to go for airport pickup and what vehicle will be transporting you.

The hotel also offers a self-parking garage operated by LAZ Parking Services. Rates are $8.00 per day per car, $16.00 for overnight parking or $24.00 for valet.

Limited travel scholarships may be available.  Please contact, Israel Anderson atanderson.israel@epa.gov or 214-665-3138.

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Start:
August 9, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
End:
August 10, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/epa-region-6-environmental-justice-summit-registration-24964113335

Organizer

EPA

Venue

Crowne Plaza Dallas Downtown
1015 Elm Street
Dallas, TX 75202 United States
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