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Acid-mine drainage site in Letcher County, KY. Photograph courtesy of The Appalachian Coal Country Watershed Team.

From Environmental Liability to Community Asset: Engaging the Arts and Sciences in Environmental Reclamation
 
Dates: 02/05/2014
Time:  1:15 PM to 2:15 PM
Location:  Stewart Lee Udall Department of the Interior Building, Rachel Carson Room
 
Summary: Dr. Allan Comp will discuss the award-wining project he led that transformed an abandoned coal site into a diverse community asset.
 
Fees: Free
 
Details:

Dr. Allan Comp will discuss the award-wining project he led that transformed an abandoned coal site into a diverse community asset and started the also-award-winning Office of Surface Mining Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) Teams. Dr. Comp is a Service to America Medalist in the Environment and the only Federal employee to be named a National River Hero by River Network.

 

Special Assistance – For those in need of special assistance (such as an interpreter for the hearing impaired) or inquiries regarding the accessible entrance, please notify museum staff at (202) 208-4743 in advance of the program. Special needs will be accommodated whenever possible.

 
Contact: Diana Ziegler
 
Email: Diana_Ziegler@ios.doi.gov
 
Phone: 202-208-4743
 
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