| RALEIGH – The state’s cabinet secretaries will gather on December 19th for the inaugural meeting of the N.C. Climate Change Interagency Council. The Interagency Council was established by Governor Cooper’s Executive Order No. 80 and directed state agencies to coordinate their efforts to address climate change and transition to a clean energy economy.
N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Secretary Michael S. Regan will serve as the council chair.
“Governor Cooper has challenged all of us to work together toward a shared vision that will make us a more resilient, healthier, safer and competitive state. I look forward to working with my fellow Secretaries and engaging with our stakeholders to achieve those goals,” Regan said.
WHEN: 9:30 AM Wednesday, December 19, 2018
WHAT: N.C. Climate Change Interagency Council
WHERE: William G. Ross Environmental Conference Center
Nature Research Center
121 West Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27603
The meeting is open to the public and there will be an opportunity for individuals and organizations to provide input to cabinet agencies on their implementation of the Executive Order. Comments will be limited to two minutes and speakers will have the opportunity to sign up forspeaking time when they arrive at the meeting.
More information on the Interagency Council and the upcoming meeting can be found at https://deq.nc.gov/climate-council.
N.C. Climate Change Interagency Council to Meet Dec 19