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MEDIA ADVISORY: North Carolina Secretaries’ Science Advisory Board to meet Oct. 22

Raleigh, NC

The state Secretaries’ Science Advisory Board will meet on Monday in Raleigh to discuss the board’s GenX report, as well as emerging contaminants methyl bromide, hexavalent chromium and trichloroethylene. The full agenda is available online at: https://files.nc.gov/ncdeq/GenX/SAB/2018-10-22-SAB-Agenda-FINAl.pdf.

The Secretaries’ Science Advisory Board includes 16 experts in toxicology, public health, ecology, engineering and other related fields. Their expertise assists the state departments of Environmental Quality and Health and Human Services by recommending reviews and evaluations of contaminants, acting as consultants on DEQ’s determinations to regulate contaminants, and helping the agencies identify contaminants of concern and determine which contaminants should be studied further. 

To learn more about the board and hear recordings of past meetings, please visit: https://deq.nc.gov/news/hot-topics/genx-investigation/secretaries-science-advisory-board.

WHO:  North Carolina Secretaries’ Science Advisory Board

WHAT: Meeting

WHEN: 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 22

WHERE: Archdale Building, Ground Floor Hearing Room, 512 N. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, N.C.  27604

 

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