News Item: Ozone Season Kickoff Event and Press Conference
(Category: Upcoming Event)
Posted by Douglas Ingram
Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 11:45:59

You are invited to the Annual Ozone Season Kickoff Event and Press Conference!

Local, state and federal government air quality officials will discuss air quality conditions, trends and programs. Duke Energy representatives will present on their energy efficiency initiatives and other emission reduction programs. And hear the latest on efforts to reduce emissions from vehicles across the region.

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DATE

Monday, March 20, 2017
2:00 to 4:30 PM
Land-of-Sky Regional Council Office
339 New Leicester Hwy – Suite 140
Asheville, NC 28806

AGENDA

Light Refreshments and Pre-Event Media Interviews (1:30 – 2:00 PM)

Welcome and Introductions – Bill Eaker, Land-of-Sky Regional Council (LOSRC) (10 minutes)

State and Federal Air Quality Issues Update (Air Quality Conditions/Trends/Programs) – Mike Abraczinskas, Acting Director, NC Division of Air Quality (20 min.)

Local Agency Air Quality Update (Air Quality Conditions in Buncombe County) – Ashley Featherstone, Permitting Program Manager, WNC Regional Air Quality Agency (20 minutes)

Break (15 minutes)

Smoke Impacts from the Wildfires in Southern Appalachia in November 2016 – Bill Jackson, Air Resource Management Specialist, US Forest Service (20 minutes)

A Smarter and Cleaner Energy Future for WNC – Jason Walls, District Manager, Duke Energy (15 minutes)

Efforts to Reduce Emissions from Motor Vehicles in the Region – Bill Eaker, Coordinator, Land of Sky Clean Vehicles Coalition and Ritchie Rozzelle, Transportation Demand Management Program Manager, LOSRC (15 minutes)

Question and Answer Session – The Press (30 minutes)

Closing Remarks – Bill Eaker, LOSRC (5 minutes)


Sponsors: Regional Clean Air Campaign, NC Division of Air Quality,
WNC Regional Air Quality Agency, Land of Sky Clean Vehicles Coalition

Thanks to Buncombe County Government TV for their support!

For more Information, Contact: Bill Eaker, LOSRC, 734-7434 cell

Working Together We Can Clear The Air!




This news item is from Land-of-Sky Clean Vehicles Coalition
( http://cleanvehiclescoalition.org/news.php?extend.77 )