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EPA To hold public hearing regarding the Minority Business and Women's Business Enterprise Programs
Release Date: 09/04/2003
Contact Information: Kathy Armstrong, (404) 562-8225
|The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, October 22, 2003 regarding Minority Business and Women's Business Enterprises (MBE/WBE) Program. The meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m. at the Sam Nunn Atlanta Federal Center, 2nd Floor, Conference Rooms B & C, 61 Forsyth Street, Atlanta, Georgia,
This is an opportunity for grantees, MBE/WBEs, federal, state and local officials to better understand and comment on the Supreme Court's "Adarand" decision to extend strict judicial scrutiny to federal affirmative action programs.
Major changes from the current MBE/WBE requirements will include:
For more information, contact Rafael Santamaria at 404/562-8110 or Sharonita Johnson at 404/562-8311. If you would like a copy of the Rule you may visit our website at www.epa.gov/osdbu. Please plan to attend.