OROVILLE — The Butte
Environmental Council will conduct a public forum July 31 at Oroville
library on options for testing dioxin and taking action.
Beginning at 6 p.m., community leaders, agency staffs, faith and
health care communities and those in local and county governments may
help craft an action plan.
A short clip will be shown about waste incineration and dioxin
from the new documentary "Trashed," as well as another short video
featuring Linda Birnbaum, director of National Institute of
Environmental Health Sciences, talking about the health impacts of
BEC staff will talk about options for testing and action, and community members may discuss their priorities and concerns.
The library is at 1825 Mitchell Ave.
For information, call 538-7641 or visit www.becnet.org/public-forums.