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.
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.”
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
Mr. Ken Cook
Environmental Working Group
Ms. Carrie Lewis
Milwaukee Water Works [Wisconsin]
Mr. Stephen D. Lewis
City of Norman [Oklahoma]
Mr. Chuck Murray
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]