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Event: Landscaping Environmental Equity in LA County

USC Environmental Health
Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Public Health
11833 Wilmington Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90059
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The Community Outreach team will be participating in this meeting hosted by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and the Empowerment Congress, to provide a local look at recent environmental challenges and their impact on public health.

The meeting will be held Wednesday, August 3 in Willowbrook at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Public Health.  Join the meeting to learn about the impacts on public health, the new Toxic Strike Team, and an oil well inventory in LA County. Talk about your top environmental and health concerns, and how organizations, agencies, and residents can partner to continue to work on creating a healthier environment.

Speakers include Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, Bhavna Shamasunder of Occidental College, Angelo Bellomo: Deputy Director for Health Protection, and Luis Perez: MRS Environmental.   The Community Outreach team will provide a demonstration of monitors used to provide information about gas pollutants near homes.

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