February – June 2013
The Guam Environmental Protection Agency Board of Directors will hold a Special Meeting on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 5 p.m. in the Guam EPA Administration Office Building – Main Office Conference Room, 17-3304 Mariner Ave. Tiyan, Guam. The Public is invited to attend this special meeting. The business to be transacted at this special meeting is: the reconvening and continuation of the prior appeal hearing for Trash Co.
Individuals requiring special accommodations, auxiliary aids, or services should contract Guam EPA by calling 300-4751/52/53 or email Maria.Duenas@epa.guam.gov.
The Guam Environmental Protection Agency Board of Directors will meet on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 4 p.m. in the Main office Conference Room, 17-3304 Mariner Ave. Tiyan. The public is invited to attend this regular meeting.
AGENDA: Call to Order, Approval of Agenda, Approval of May 2013 Minutes, Administrator’s Report, New Business , Old Business , Miscellaneous, Next Meeting Date/Adjournment
Individuals requiring special accommodations, auxiliary aids or services should contact Guam EPA by calling 300-4751/52/53.
Guam EPA to host 27th Pacific Islands Environment Conference in June
May 31, 2013 – The Guam Environmental Protection Agency (Guam EPA) announced today it will be hosting the 27th Pacific Islands Environment Conference (PIEC) from June 26 to June 28 at the Hyatt Regency Guam.
The PIEC is coordinated jointly by Guam EPA, the CNMI Division of Environmental Quality and the American Samoa EPA. The conferences is hosted every two years by an American territory in the Pacific. This year, the PIEC will feature several eminent guest speakers including the Secretary of the Department of the Environment and Natural Resources from the Republic of the Philippines and Professor Gil Masters of Stanford University.
“The focus of the conference is to bring regional natural resource managers together to learn about topics that affect all jurisdictions in the Pacific region,” said Administrator Eric M. Palacios. “The conference will feature important presentations that can help educate and inform natural resource managers. The PIEC is also a great way to connect islands throughout the Pacific and spark discussion about environmental protection, methods and advancements .”
The PIEC coincides with Guam EPA’s 40th anniversary celebrations throughout 2013.
Registration for the PIEC is open to the public and costs $40. For more information about how to register visit www.regonline.com/PIEC2013. The conference registration site includes information about field trips, educational opportunities and pre-conference events like the Coral Reef Symposium.
For more information about the topics and agenda items scheduled for the PIEC, visit epa.guam.gov.
For an interview about this topic or for more information about the PIEC, contact Public Information Officer Tammy Jo Anderson Taft at 300-4761/988-7582 or email TammyJoAnderson.Taft@epa.guam.gov.