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Project Title: Potential Human Health Effects of Surface Coal Mining Operations in Central Appalachia

PIN: DELS-BESR-16-03         

Major Unit:
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Health and Medicine Division

Sub Unit:
Board on Earth Sciences & Resources
Board on Environmental Studies & Toxicology
Board on Health Sciences Policy

Glickson, Deborah

Subject/Focus Area:
Earth Sciences; Engineering and Technology; Environment and Environmental Studies; Health and Medicine

Surface Coal Mining/Human Health Meeting 2
May 22, 2017 - May 24, 2017
Chief Logan Lodge
1000 Conference Center Drive
Logan, WV 25601

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Remy Chapetta
Phone: 202-334-2766



Tuesday, May 23 (room TBD)

12:45 pm Welcome and Introductions

1:00 pm Discussion with State Agencies
Barbara Taylor, Deputy Commissioner of Health Protection,
WV Bureau for Public Health
Lewis Halstead, Deputy Director,
WV Department of Environmental Protection
Joey O’Quinn, Division of Mined Land Reclamation,
VA Department of Mines, Minerals, and Energy
TBD, VA Department of Health

2:30 pm Recap of Site Visit

2:40 pm Jason Bostic, WV Coal Association

3:00 pm Environmental Group Panel
Natalie Thompson, Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition
Vernon Haltom, Coal River Mountain Watch
Cindy Rank, West Virginia Highlands Conservancy

3:45 pm Open Session Adjourns

6:30 pm Town Hall (until 9:00pm)

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Paul Locke
Carmen Agouridis
Fiona Doyle
Herman Gibb
William Hopkins
Nancy Johnson
Braden Lusk
John Popp
Gregory Wellenius
Judith Zelikoff

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Mine Site Visit
Open Session Presentations
Town Hall
Report Approach
Next Meetings

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: May 31, 2017