REMINDER: North Carolina Secretaries’ Science Advisory Board to Meet August 2


The state Secretaries’ Science Advisory Board will meet on Monday, August 2, via WebEx, to discuss public health risk assessment tools. The Board will also continue discussion on PFAS research in North Carolina and discuss prioritization of chemicals for the Board’s consideration.

WHAT: North Carolina Secretaries’ Science Advisory Board Meeting
WHEN: Monday, August 2, at 10:00 a.m.
ONLINE: To listen via online WebEx: Link to Online Meeting
To Listen via Phone: +1-415-655-0003, Access Code: 161 693 9301

*Mute your telephone upon entering*

Meeting Agenda

If you wish to speak, you must register by 5:00 p.m. on July 30, 2021. To register, please visit here

For those attending online, DEQ highly recommends testing out your computer's WebEx capabilities prior to the below digital public hearing. Please click this link to test an online hearing:

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:

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