White House Poised To Expand Composition Of WHEJAC Membership

January 17, 2023
The White House is moving to expand the membership of its Environmental Justice Advisory Council (WHEJAC), a key environmental justice (EJ) advisory group currently comprised entirely of advocates, though the move could mean that the additional members may dilute the group’s voice after high-profile disputes over carbon-management projects. The White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) is accepting nominations through Jan. 17 for 15 candidates to serve two-year terms on the WHEJAC. CEQ says is it seeking representatives from academia,...

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