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:
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:
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…
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Federal agency wants to focus local volunteers on city's polluted Superfund sites.
Fridley will get renewed federal attention to its polluted Superfund sites in 2013, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Tuesday. The EPA is forming a Community Advisory Group (CAG) in Fridley—the agency's way of creating a "public forum for community members to present and discuss their needs and concerns related to the Superfund decision-making process." See also: Information about the group from State Rep.-elect Connie Bernardy (DFL-Fridley): Fridley-Area Superfund Sites Community Advisory Group (CAG) If you are interested, I hope you to take the opportunity to get involved in this important environmental issue in our community. Sign up for a community interview, attend the informational meeting about how the …