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Interagency Working Group: Town Hall Discussion on Harmful Algal Blooms
February 9, 2016 @ 8:00 am - February 11, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
The Interagency Working Group on HABHRCA* is pleased to announce a series of town hall-style discussions regarding harmful algal blooms (HABs) and hypoxia in the Great Lakes. A Federal Register Notice has been published; additionally, information is attached on discussion information and on how to participate.
The webinars will be held during the following times. Please note that the times and dates have been updated since the original publication of the FRN, and that the information has been corrected.
· Experts and interested parties: February 9, 2:00 – 3:00 PM EST
· Interested parties:
— February 10, 1:00 – 2:00 PM EST
— (If needed to accommodate interest and volume) February 11, 1:00 – 2:00 PM EST
The purpose of these discussions is to initiate conversation between federal partners and their stakeholders regarding challenges, concerns, and needs related to HABs and hypoxia, and their impacts on Great Lakes regional interests and communities.
Persons wishing to attend the meeting must register no later than 5 PM EST on the evening before each presentation by sending an email to Caitlin.Gould@noaa.gov. Each meeting is limited to 500 participants and is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Individuals are encouraged to submit comments and questions in advance of and following each webinar via e-mail (IWG-HABHRCA@noaa.gov), or to Caitlin Gould at NOAA, National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science, SSMC-4, #8237, 1305 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910.
* Harmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research and Control Act