Subject: EPA RCC
Webinar Oct. 15 09, Chemicals in Schools: Real Problems, Real
Fri, 25 Sep 2009 16:43:54 -0400
Health Protection Month, EPA's RCC Web Academy is hosting a very
informative webinar on responsible chemical management in schools and
the Schools Chemical Cleanout Campaign.
You are cordially invited to EPA's Next RCC Web
Academy on Thursday
15, 2009 **At_Symbol_Here** 1:00 - 2:30 (Eastern Time)
in Schools: Real Problems, Real Solutions October 15,
To register, visit:
When it comes to students' health, our kids deserve
the best protection possible. These days, elementary and secondary
schools have many important safety issues to deal with, not the least of
which is to ensure that students are protected from dangerous chemicals
where they learn.
Join us for the Schools Chemical Cleanout Campaign RCC
Web Academy -- Chemicals in Schools: Real Problems, Real Solutions -- to
hear from school, community, and industry experts who have all grappled
with school chemical management issues and come away from the experience
with valuable lessons learned and stories to share.
addition to expertise in their respective fields, each of the Chemicals
in Schools: Real Problems, Real Solutions panelists bring very fresh
perspectives on chemical management in K-12 schools to the
All three panelists recently
participated in the White House "United We Serve" summer service
initiative. The US
Environmental Protection Agency recognized the panelists for their
efforts to implement sustainable long-term responsible chemical
management and to inventory and safely dispose of over 500 pounds of
outdated, unknown and unneeded chemicals in Grandview, MO. They will discuss their
experiences in the webinar.
Patricia Johnson -- Science Department Chair at
Grandview High School, Grandview, MO Tita LaGrimas -- Executive Vice
President of Regulatory Affairs, Pollution Control Industries (PCI), a
Tradabe Company, East Chicago, IN. PCI has provided chemical
management services in six schools.
Holzschuh -- State On-Scene Coordinator, Missouri Department of Natural
Resources, Jefferson City, MO