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Environmental Justice Spotlight: Current Developments in Environmental Justice


Environmental Justice is a top priority of the Biden Administration's energy and environmental agenda. Baker Botts hosted a webinar on January 14, 2021 that discussed Environmental Justice Developments that are certain to impact our clients' business.

The discussion focused on the following topics:

  • Environmental Justice Evolution - Historical context which may provide a roadmap for the Biden Administration's approach in this area
  • Environmental Justice Appointments – A review and analysis of the current list of potential nominees for cabinet and other environmental justice related positions
  • Key Executive Actions – A review and analysis of the concrete steps already outlined by the Biden transition team
  • How to Prepare? – A discussion of likely first steps and currently available tools that the administration can immediately draw upon to address environmental equity issues and thoughts about how to prepare

To view a recording of this webinar, please click here.

To view a recording of the second and third webinars in this series, please click the titles below:

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