Portland Air Quality Workgroup Announces First Hearing on Health Effects of Pollution
MEDIA ADVISORY CONTACT Tom Powers
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (503) 297-2416
Portland, Ore.—The first hearing of the Portland
Air Quality Workgroup of the House Interim Health Care Committee will take place
Friday, August 7 at the Port of Portland headquarters. The workgroup will hear
testimony regarding the health effects of air quality.
The Portland-area members of the House Health Care Committee decided to form an interim workgroup in response to constituent concerns about the health effects of air conditions in northern Portland. Joining Rep. Mitch Greenlick (NW Portland), chair of the committee, on the workgroup are Representatives Tina Kotek (D-N/NE Portland), Michael Dembrow (D-NE Portland) and Ben Cannon (D-NE/SE Portland).
The August 7 meeting will include representatives from Northwest Portland neighborhoods, state public health and environmental officials, representatives of industrial facilities. Members of the public are encouraged to attend.
WHAT: Portland Air Quality Workgroup - Northwest Portland Hearing
WHO: House Health Care Committee Members, community members, local, state and industry representatives
WHEN: Friday, August 7 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
WHERE: Port of Portland Commission Chambers
121 NW Everett St.
Portland, Oregon 97209
For more information please contact Tom Powers at (503) 297-2416 (email@example.com) or Sandy Thiele-Cirka at (503) 986-1286 (firstname.lastname@example.org).