Media Advisory: Senator Yudichak to Host Public Hearing on Lead Exposure and Mitigation

PITTSTON, October 27, 2017 − State Senator John Yudichak (D-14) will host a public hearing on lead exposure and mitigation in Pittston with the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee.

The hearing will be held on Monday, October 30, 2017 beginning at 11:00 AM at the John P. Cosgrove Center, Pittston Memorial Library, 47 Broad Street in Pittston, PA.

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The hearing is being held in Pittston to gain a regional perspective from Northeastern Pennsylvania. The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee is chaired by Senators Gene Yaw (R-23) and Senator Yudichak.

Those expected to offer testimony during the hearing include Lisa Daniels, Acting Deputy Secretary for Water Programs, Department of Environmental Protection; Dr. Loren Robinson, Deputy Secretary for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Department of Health; Jennifer Berrier, Director, Bureau of Occupational and Industrial Safety; Michael Lombardo, Vice Chair, Pittston Redevelopment Authority; Henry Radulski, Health Director for the City of Wilkes-Barre; Cherie Gudz, Vice President, Environment, Health and Safety, SGS; and David Kaufman, Vice President, Engineering, Pennsylvania American Water.