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Office of
Environmental Justice

401 East State Street
7th floor East Wing
Mail Code: 402
Trenton, NJ 08625
PH: (609) 633-0747
FX: (609) 984-3962

Photo of Governor Murphy signing Executive Order No. 23On April 20, 2018, Governor Phil Murphy signed an Executive Order directing the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), with support from other state agencies, to develop guidance on how all state departments can incorporate environmental justice considerations into their actions. Environmental justice touches a wide variety of issues related to quality of life, including housing, health, and transportation.

View the Executive Order (pdf)

 

E.O. 23 Draft Guidance Document

Available for Public Comment


Written comments may be submitted until March 22 to eo23@dep.nj.gov  

 

Draft Guidance Document Listening Sessions:

Central Location – Trenton, Mercer County
When: February 5, 2019 – 2-3:30 p.m.
Where: Thomas Edison State College, 111 W. State Street, Trenton
Register: https://www.njdepcalendar.com/calendar/events/index.php?com=register&eID=604

Southern Location– Bridgeton, Cumberland County
When: TO BE RESCHEDULED DUE TO WEATHER
Where: Municipal Court Room, 330 Fayette Street, Bridgeton

Northern Location – Elizabeth, Union County
When: March 5, 2019 – 6-7:30 p.m.
Where: Peterstown Community Center, 408 Palmer Street, Elizabeth
Register: https://www.njdepcalendar.com/calendar/events/index.php?com=register&eID=602

Questions or comments can be submitted to the Office of Environmental Justice at:

eo23@dep.nj.gov

 

Past Meetings

EO 23 September Stakeholder Meetings:

EO 23 July Stakeholder Meetings:

 

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