The members of the White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council have been announced

The council's first meeting will occur virtually on Tuesday and will be available to the public.
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White House in 2003
White House in 2003
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The White House on Monday identified the individuals who will serve on the White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council, which was created in January by a Biden executive order.

One of the council members announced is Dr. Robert Bullard, an individual whose website notes that he "is often described as the father of environmental justice." 

Another member of the council is the founder and president of Black Millenials for Flint, LaTricea Adams.

The White House announcement about council membership includes a list of more than two dozen names. The council's first meeting will occur virtually on Tuesday and will be available to the public.

"We know that we cannot achieve health justice, economic justice, racial justice, or educational justice without environmental justice. That is why President Biden and I are committed to addressing environmental injustice," Vice President Kamala Harris said in a statment. "This historic White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council will ensure that our administration’s work is informed by the insights, expertise, and lived experience of environmental justice leaders from across the nation."