Wednesday, May 22, 2013
The Fridley CAG will meet from 6–8 p.m. on May 23, 2013, from 6–8 p.m. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency led the formation of the group to study polluted sites.
Fridley's Citizen Advisory Group (CAG) for local polluted Superfund sites meets on Thursday, May 23, 2013, from 6–8 p.m. at Fridley City Hall. The group formed early in 2013 with assistance from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Its meeting are open to the public. Related:
Monday, March 25, 2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency convened the citizen panel in response to pollution concerns first raised by the Fridley Cancer Cluster Facebook group.
All are welcome when the new Community Advisory Group (CAG) meets for the first time Tuesday to discuss concerns about pollution in the Fridley area. The meeting is set for March 26, 2013, 6–8 p.m., at the Fridley Community Center. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency formed the CAG after citizens raised concerns about Superfund sites in Fridley—particularly on Facebook at the Fridley Cancer Cluster page, during a townhall meeting featuring famed activist Erin Brockovich, and at a meeting of state, local and federal officials at the Minnesota State Capitol. Related:
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Brockovich.com says 'Fridley is one of the worst Superfund sites in the country.'
First the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency created a special web page for environmental concerns in Fridley, then the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency followed suit with its own Fridley web page—and established a Citizen Advisory Group (CAG) to boot. (The Fridley CAG's first meeting in March 26, 2013.) Now consumer advocate Erin Brockovich, whose 2012 visit to Fridley kicked interest in local effects of industrial pollution into a higher gear, has created a page for Fridley at her new website, Brockovich.com. Jason McCarty posted the link Tuesday at the page for the group he founded on Facebook, Fridley Cancer Cluster: "Erin's new website and Fridley is profiled." Here is what the Fridley page at Brockovich.com says: Erin Brockovich …
Thursday, March 14, 2013
The 'CAG' holds it initial meeting at Fridley Community Center.
This meeting announcement was posted Wednesday at the City of Fridley website: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Initial Community Advisory Group Meeting Fridley Superfund Sites Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 6–8 p.m., at the Fridley Community Center. If you have any questions or need special accomodations at this event, please contact Nefertiti DiCosmo, EPA Community Involvement Coordinator, toll-free at 1-800-621-8431, Ext. 66148 (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., weekdays) or at email@example.com. Additional information about the Fridley Superfund sites can be found online at www.epa.gov/region5/cleanup/fridley/index.html Related:
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Watch KARE11 and KSTP-TV reports about Environmental Protection Agency meetings on a new Community Advisory Group for Fridley's Superfund sites.
See above two local TV news reports on the Environmental Protection Agency information sessions in Fridley Wednesday: Related Patch posts:
Check out the Fridley Patch topics page for posts related to local Superfund sites, Erin Brockovich and the Fridley Cancer Cluster Facebook group.
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Wednesday, January 30
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
All are welcome at two information sessions, 1–3 p.m. and 6–8 p.m., hosted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which is helping form a Community Advisory Group in Fridley.
Wednesday is your chance to learn all about the Community Advisory Group (CAG) forming to address concerns about polluted Superfund sites in Fridley. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is hosting two sessions on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013 in Room 109 at Fridley Community Center: Here is how the EPA describes what will happen at the informational sessions: The workshop will give people a thorough overview of the CAG formation process. CAGs give interested people an opportunity to participate in EPA’s Superfund process to clean up hazardous waste areas. At these upcoming sessions, EPA staff will provide information on how to form a CAG and choose its members. CAG membership is voluntary and participants should be willing to serve …
Environmental Protection Agency will host two sessions on Jan. 30, 2013 at Fridley Community Center.
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Tuesday, January 29
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Two public meetings next Wednesday will focus on forming a Community Advisory Group for polluted sites in Fridley.
State Rep. Connie Bernardy announced Thursday that she "would like to invite all who are interested to attend an informational session with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on January 30 at the Fridley Community Center." Here is the rest of her announcement: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will sponsor two informational sessions to discuss the formation of a Community Advisory Group to advise environmental regulators on the Fridley-area cleanup sites. At the sessions, EPA staff will provide information on how to form a Community Advisory Group and choose its members. Community Advisory Group membership is voluntary, and participants should be willing to serve two-year terms. Community Advisory Groups meet…
Friday, December 28, 2012
A new online group is seeking data and answers about cancer in Fridley.
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Friday, December 28, 2012