Media Advisory – Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee to Hold Public Hearing on Lead Exposure and Mitigation

HARRISBURG – The state Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee will discuss lead exposure and mitigation during an upcoming public hearing, according to Committee Chairs Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) and Senator John Yudichak (D-14).

The hearing will be held Monday, October 30th, 2017 beginning at 11AM at the John P. Cosgrove Center, Pittston Memorial Library, 47 Broad Street in Pittston, PA 18640.

Committee members will receive an overview of existing state services, environmental and public health policies, as well as gain insight from public- and private-sector individuals with experience in lead testing or mitigation.

Those expected to offer testimony during the hearing include Lisa Daniels, Acting Deputy Secretary for Water Programs, Department of Environmental Protection; Dr. Loren Robinson, Deputy Secretary for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Department of Health; Jennifer Berrier, Director, Bureau of Occupational and Industrial Safety; Michael Lombardo, Vice Chair, Pittston Redevelopment Authority; Henry Radulski, Health Director for the City of Wilkes-Barre; Cherie Gudz, Vice President, Environment, Health and Safety, SGS; and David Kaufman, Vice President, Engineering, Pennsylvania American Water.

Your coverage is appreciated. 

To watch the hearing online, visit:  http://environmental.pasenategop.com/.

For more information, contact:

Adam Pankake, Executive Director
(717) 787-3280