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|Thursday, October 13, 2020||
The public is invited to join more than 150 invited guests from
for an overview of a project that will partner the Environmental
Protection Agency (EPA), the Oneida County Health Department and a
broad-based community coalition that will, over the next 24 months,
identify and prioritize the county’s environmental health risks.
A recent poll conducted by Zogby International cited
environmental issues as one of top health concerns of
The first phase of the CARE project will be funded by a $90,000
award as part of the EPA’s cooperative agreement program.
Among the invited guests expected to attend are Congressman
Sherwood Boehlert, Alan Steinberg, EPA Region 2 Administrator, Oneida
County Executive Joseph A. Griffo and Susan Sutherland, Assessment
Coordinator for Environmental Health in
Faisst said that while strong community support for the CARE
project has already been evidenced, he is confident that the November 10th
event will stir excitement for the project and garner additional
event will provide a forum to share the benefits of the CARE project
with the community-at-large, and hopefully inspire others to join in the
important work we are about to undertake,” Faisst said.
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