Tuesday, March 20, 2018

DEP, PA Sea Grant March 27 PA Lake Erie Environmental Forum

The Department of Environmental Protection and PA Sea Grant invite interested members of the public to attend a meeting of the PA Lake Erie Environmental Forum (PA-LEEF) on March 27.
The meeting will be held at the Erie County Conservation District Office, 1927 Wager Road in Erie from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Special Presenter Victoria Pebbles with the Great Lakes Commission will discuss “Challenges and Opportunities of Clean Water Infrastructure in the Great Lakes Region,” while Special Presenter Christine Weigel, executive director with the Lycoming County Water and Sewer Authority will share her vision about "Asset Management and Inter-Governmental Cooperation in Pennsylvania."
Tim Bruno, Chief of the DEP Great Lakes Office will provide information on the final U.S. Lake Erie Phosphorus Reduction Domestic Action Plan to reduce Harmful Algal Blooms and Lake Erie “dead zones.”
In addition, Bruno will provide updates on rulemaking regarding the Great Lakes & St. Lawrence Waterway, the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, and the Pennsylvania State Water Plan.
Citizens, policy makers, local stakeholders, and municipal officials are encouraged to attend.
Please call or email Marti Martz at 814-217-9011, ext. 104 or mam60@psu.edu to reserve a seat.
For more information on past Forums, visit the PA Sea Grant’s PA Lake Erie Environmental Forum webpage.
(Photo: View looking from the area of the Tom Ridge Environmental Center, Presque Isle State Park.)

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