|From Environmental Liability to Community Asset: Engaging the Arts and Sciences in Environmental Reclamation|
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.|
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|