WASHINGTON – U.S. EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson will testify before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works tomorrow on EPA’s role in addressing public health concerns related to drinking water issues. She will be joined by Linda Birnbaum, Ph.D., D.A.B.T., A.T.S., director of the National Institutes of Environmental Health Sciences.
Hearing details:

WHEN: 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, February 2, 2011

WHERE: 406 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.

Full Committee Hearing entitled, “Oversight Hearing on Public Health and Drinking Water Issues.”

Opening Remarks

Panel 1

The Honorable Lisa Jackson
United States Environmental Protection Agency

Dr. Linda Birnbaum, Ph.D., D.A.B.T., A.T.S.
National Institutes of Environmental Health Sciences

Panel 2

Mr. Ken Cook
Environmental Working Group

Ms. Carrie Lewis
Milwaukee Water Works [Wisconsin]

Mr. Stephen D. Lewis
City Manager
City of Norman [Oklahoma]

Mr. Chuck Murray
General Manager
Fairfax Water [Virginia]

Dr. Thomas Burke, PhD, MPH
Professor, Associate Dean for Public Health Practice and Training
John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
[Note from FAN: Dr. Burke served as a consultant to the committee who wrote the 2006 fluoride report by the National Research Council of the National Academies]