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North Carolina Secretaries’ Science Advisory Board August meeting cancelled; next meeting Oct. 7

RALEIGH

RALEIGH – The state Secretaries’ Science Advisory Board meeting scheduled for Aug. 5 has been cancelled while the board continues its review of the hexavalent chromium science.

The next meeting will be Oct. 7 at 10 a.m. More information, including an agenda, will be available online at: https://deq.nc.gov/news/hot-topics/genx-investigation/secretaries-science-advisory-board.

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.

WHO:          North Carolina Secretaries’ Science Advisory Board

WHAT:        Meeting

WHEN:        Monday, Oct. 7 at 10 a.m.

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

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