REMINDER: Secretaries' Science Advisory Board to meet February 24

Raleigh

RALEIGH – The state Secretaries’ Science Advisory Board will meet on Monday, February 24, in Raleigh to discuss PFOA/PFOS and hexavalent chromium recommendations. The meeting will also include an opportunity for a public forum.

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:      Monday, February 24, at 10 a.m.
WHERE:     Archdale Building
                Ground Floor Hearing Room
                512 N. Salisbury Street
                Raleigh, N.C.  27604

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