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EPA to Discuss Community Coalition Formation in North Birmingham

Release Date: 03/06/2013
Contact Information: James Pinkney, (404) 562-9183 (Direct), (404) 562-8400 (Main) pinkney.james@epa.gov

(ATLANTA – March 6, 2013) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is sponsoring the formation of a Community Coalition to plan for the future of the north Birmingham communities (including the North Birmingham, Fairmont, Collegeville, and Harriman Park neighborhoods) on Thursday, March 7, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Hudson K-8 School. The Coalition will include neighborhood representatives as well as business, faith, and community leaders and government agencies.

The communities of north Birmingham face many economic, environmental and social challenges. The Coalition will seek to bring together residents, community representatives and government agencies to address issues of environmental cleanup, enforcement and community investment. The goal of the coalition is to forge a shared vision and action plan to create positive community change.


WHO: U.S. EPA

WHAT: Community Coalition Formation Meeting

WHEN: Thursday, March 7, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Hudson K-8 School (3300 F.L. Shuttlesworth Drive)

For more information contact Stephanie Brown, EPA Community Involvement Coordinator at brown.stephaniey@epa.gov or at:

EPA Outreach Office
1820 7th Avenue North
Suite 100
Birmingham, AL 35203
(205) 326-8640

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