October 18, 2006

Environmental Issues Forums - Joint Conservation Committee

Rep. Scott Hutchinson (R-Venango), chairman of the Joint Legislative Air and Water Pollution Control and Conservation Committee, talks about the Committee’s Environmental Issues Forum series and their October Forum.

The Forum featured a presentation by Alison Shuler, co-director of the Environmental Training Center and Small Public Water Systems Technology Assistance Center, and Brenda Firestone, Senior Project Associate, from Penn State’s Middletown campus.

The ETC is part of the university’s Environmental Engineering Department and works with the federal Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Environmental Protection. The ETC provides a variety of training for water and wastewater operators and conducts research and academic programs regarding water quality and water systems.

Links: Joint Committee http://jcc.legis.state.pa.us
Environmental Training Center http://www.hbg.psu.edu/etc

October 16, 2006