Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown will open the discussion on exploring the ways that businesses can work together with Maryland's diverse communities to advance the cause of environmental justice.
The event is co-sponsored by MDE, DBED, the Maryland Chamber of Commerce and the Governor's Commission on Environmental Justice and Sustainable Communities.
The keynote address will be "Why Business Engagement with the Community Makes Sense" by Waste Management Inc. Vice President Sue Briggum.
After her speech, the dialogue will continue with an interactive session led by College Park Mayor Andy Fellows.
Please join us and help spread the word about this important discussion on what "environmental justice" means for Maryland.
At the core of MDE's mission is the belief that we all hold a stake in the protection and restoration of our state's air, water and land resources. This partnership leads us to strive to ensure that all our efforts contribute to sustainable economic growth, safeguard the integrity of our state's environment, secure the health of our communities and above all, pursue these goals in a way that is equitable and excludes no one from participation in the process.