Field Briefing: Environmental Justice and Toxic Waste Issues in Northern California
May 9, 2008
Environmental Justice and Toxic Waste Issues in Northern California
U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, will convene a field briefing to examine issues of environmental justice related to toxic waste sites in Northern California. Senator Boxer will be joined by U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA 9th) and will hear statement from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Bay Area community leaders, and other experts on environmental justice and the impacts of toxic waste.
WHEN: SATURDAY, MAY 10, 200810:00 AM PDT
LOCATION: Oakland City Hall
Hearing Room 1 (First Floor)
One Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Oakland, CA 94612
PLEASE NOTE: Only one door to City Hall will be open on Saturday.Please enter through the door on 14th St.
WELCOME ·Councilmember Nancy Nadel, Oakland City Council, District 3 ·Mayor Ron Dellums (invited) OPENING REMARKS ·Chairman Barbara Boxer ·Rep. Barbara Lee, 9th Congressional District WITNESSES Panel I: ·Adrienne Bloch, Staff Attorney, Communities for a Better Environment ·Margarette Gordon, West Oakland Toxics Indicators Project ·LeVonne Stone, Executive Director, Fort Ord Environmental Network ·Enrique Manzanilla, Director, Community and Ecosystems Division, EPA Region 9 Panel II ·Marybelle Nzegwu, Civil Rights Advocate, Center for Race Poverty and the Environment ·Marie Harrison, GreenAction ·Ian Kim, Director, Green Collar Jobs Campaign, Ella Baker Center for Human Rights