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    Climate Justice Working Group Discussed Criteria For Identifying Disadvantaged Communities | WUTR/WFXV

    UTICA, N.Y. (WUTR/WFXV/WPNY) –Today, Climate Justice Working Group hosted a meeting to discuss criteria for identifying disadvantaged communities for the purposes of co-pollutant reductions. Utica, Rome and Herkimer region are on the discussion list. Our eyewitness news reporter Vera Shang was there to learn more.

    Climate change does not affect all New Yorkers equally.

    New York’s Climate Justice Working Group (CJWG), comprised of representatives from Environmental Justice groups across the State, was formed to identify disadvantaged communities (DACs) who are often overlooked in climate policy initiatives and to ensure they directly benefit from the State’s transition to cleaner, greener sources of energy and reduced pollution.

    On its latest disadvantaged communities map, Utica City, Rome City, and Herkimer Village are all categorized as draft disadvantageous…

    Read the full article originally published at news.google.com.

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