July 22, 2022

Chairs DeFazio, Napolitano Announce Roundtable on Harmful Algal Blooms

Washington, DC - Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Chair of the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Grace F. Napolitano (D-CA) announced that the subcommittee will hold a roundtable titled, “Local Perspectives: Combating Harmful Algal Blooms in the Garden State.” During this roundtable, which will take place in Rep. Tom Malinowski’s (D-NJ) district, the subcommittee will hear from state and local stakeholders at New Jersey’s largest freshwater lake and their experiences following a harmful algal bloom outbreak in 2019. They will discuss ways to clean up the current algal bloom outbreak and prevent future ones from taking place.
More information about the hearing, including a witness list and a livestream, can be found here once available.

The Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment hearing on:
“Local Perspectives: Combating Harmful 
Algal Blooms in the Garden State”

Friday, July 22, 2022
1:00 p.m. EDT
Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club 
75 N Bertrand Rd, Mt Arlington, NJ

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