• Tuesday, May 29, 2018
  • 3:00 PM  to 4:30 PM

Please Join GreenRoots, Alternatives for Community and Environment, and Clean Water Action for a workshop on Carbon Pricing and Environmental Justice

  • Presented by Veronica Eady
  • Assistant Executive Officer of the
  • California Air Resources Board

This workshop will cover an overview of the California cap and trade program, current strategies to address impacts on environmental justice communities, the successes and challenges of California’s programs to date, and lessons learned for Massachusetts.

 About Veronica Eady:

As Assistant Executive Officer of the California Air Resources Board, Veronica Eady is responsible for overseeing Environmental Justice activities of the Board. She serves as the primary internal and external contact for CARB on environmental justice issues and concerns and is responsible for providing policy consultation and recommendations to CARB staff. She also participates in decision making during the development and implementation of all major CARB programs to ensure that environmental justice and tribal concerns are considered.

Ms. Eady was formerly the Vice President and Director of Conservation Law Foundation Massachusetts and was the Associate General Counsel and Director of Environmental Justice at New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, a non-profit civil rights law firm in New York City. Eady has also served as Director of the Environmental Justice and Brownfields Programs for the Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs, where she was the principal author of Massachusetts Environmental Justice Policy. Eady was also Executive Director of Alternatives for Community and Environment, an environmental justice advocacy organization. She is the former chair of EPA's federal advisory committee for environmental justice, the National Environmental Justice Advisory Council.

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