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Community Conversations on Public Health and Chemical Exposure in Alabama

posted May 31, 2010, 5:53 PM by Nancy Swan   [ updated Oct 10, 2010, 8:11 AM by Thomas Swan ]
The public will have an opportunity to voice their concerns about the effect of chemical and environmental hazards in Mobile, Alabama, the Gulf Coast, and our nation.  The Gulf Oil Spill and other environmental disasters facing the world and our nation continue to make headline news, sparking an increase in public interest and activism.

On June 12, 15, and 17th in Mobile, Alabama, I will lead three Community Conversations on Public Health and Chemical Exposure. "Community Conversation" is part of the National Conversation on Public Health and Chemical Exposure sponsored by the Agency for Toxic Substance and Disease Registry (ATSDR) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC).

"The National Conversation is a collaborative project seeking to improve the way our nation protects the public's health from harmful chemical exposure," writes the ATSDR.  "The goal of this discussion is to ensure that the purpose and process of this effort are clear,"  and to gather public input on the project's structure and strategy.   Community Conversation summaries will appear on public website and a report.  The summaries will contribute to the overall National Conversation process.

The Community Conversation in Mobile will encourage public discussion, comments, and suggestions on a range of environmental and health topics of interest to the community and nation.  
Environmental groups: Please post this information on your websites and email to your members.
Saturday morning , June 12, 10:30 a.m. at the Mobile Public Library, Parkway Branch, 1924-B Dauphin Island Parkway, Mobile, AL
Tuesday evening, June 15, 6:30 p.m. at the Mobile Public Library, West Regional Branch, 5555 Grelot Road, Mobile, AL
Thursday evening, June 17, 6:30 p.m. at the Mobile Public Library, Moorer/Spring Hill Branch, 4 McGregor Avenue S., Mobile, AL