RALEIGH, N.C. – The state Secretaries’ Science Advisory Board will meet on Monday, August 3, via WebEx to discuss public comments on hexavalent chromium and mammalian toxicology studies related to standard setting on GenX.

WHAT:        North Carolina Secretaries’ Science Advisory Board Meeting
WHEN:        Monday, August 3, at 10 a.m.   
To listen via online WebEx: Link to Online Meeting

To Listen via Phone: +1-415-655-0003 US TOLL *Mute your telephone upon entering*

Access Code: 161 839 7379

Meeting Agenda

If you wish to speak during the public forum, you must register by 1:00 p.m. on July 31, 2020. 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: https://www.webex.com/test-meeting.html

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.

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