~ Meeting Announcement ~
Lake Erie Areas of Concern Summit
July 11-12, 2006
Tom Ridge Environmental Center
The Lake Erie Areas of Concern Summit will convene participants from the 12 Lake Erie Areas of Concern (AOC) to network and enhance communication; review recent developments affecting the AOC program; identify opportunities to expedite progress on key AOC tasks; improve linkages between the AOCs and the Lake Erie Lakewide Management Plan (LaMP); and consider followup activities that will strengthen collective efforts to restore and protect Lake Erie.
Who Should Attend
The meeting is intended for members of U.S. and Canadian Remedial Action Plan (RAP) groups from the 12 Lake Erie AOCs, participants in the Lake Erie LaMP, agency staff, and other partners involved in the Lake Erie AOCs and LaMP.
Date & Location
The Lake Erie Areas of Concern Summit will be held on Tuesday-Wednesday, July 11-12, 2006, at the new Tom Ridge Environmental Center in Erie, PA. The meeting will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday and adjourn by 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday.
Limited funding is available to help cover travel and lodging costs for representatives from local RAP groups. Interested RAP participants should contact the chair of their RAP group.
Agenda and Registration Form
The meeting agenda, registration form and associated information will be distributed in early June.
The Lake Erie Areas of Concern Summit is sponsored by the Presque Isle Bay Public Advisory Council, U.S. EPA’s Great Lakes National Program Office, the Lake Erie Lakewide Management Plan, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, the Tom Ridge Environmental Center, and the Great Lakes Commission.
Matt Doss, Great Lakes Commission, 734-971-9135, email@example.com.