Mid-Atlantic (DC DE MD PA VA WV)

April 27, 2011 to April 29, 2011

The State of Environmental Justice in America Conference

For the fifth year in a row, the State of Environmental Justice in America Conference will bring together individuals with a wide variety of interests for a spirited exchange of ideas about environmental justice’s past, present, and future.

April 27, 2011

Minority-Serving Institutions Alternative Energy Conference

The purpose of this conference, sponsored by the US Department of Energy in Washington, DC, is to establish a Minority-Serving Institutions Consortium on Alternative Energy.

June 27, 2015

SEJ Board Meeting

The board of directors of the Society of Environmental Journalists meets next in Pittsburgh, PA. All SEJ members welcome; RSVP required.

December 15, 2010

US CSB Deep Water Horizon Public Hearing

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board, an independent federal agency charged with investigating chemical accidents, will hold a public hearing Wednesday, December 15, 2010, as part of its ongoing investigation into the causes of the BP Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explosion and fire which occurred on April 20, 2010, killing eleven workers.

"When It Rains, Pollutants Pour Into Chesapeake Bay"

"The storms blew through Hampton Roads on a Thursday in August, and after the storms came runoff, lots of it, shooting off roofs and pavement into storm drains, and a week after the runoff came the red tide. At Ocean View in Norfolk, the waves were mahogany with pale-red caps, stained by a sudden growth spurt of algae."

Source: Norfolk Virginian-Pilot, 12/13/2010
December 15, 2010

White House Environmental Justice Forum

This event, planned by EPA's Interagency Working Group on Environmental Justice, will "bring together environmental justice community leaders, state, local and tribal government officials, Cabinet members, and other senior Federal officials for a discussion on creating a healthy and sustainable environment for all Americans." 

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