Stormwater Infrastructure and Green Jobs Forum

May 20 event in Newburgh on mitigating sewer overflows

A Green Stormwater Infrastructure and Green Jobs Forum will be held 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, at Kaplan Hall, SUNY/Orange Newburgh Campus, 1 Washington Center in Newburgh.

The agenda includes:

  • 1:30–2:30 p.m. A webcast on green infrastructure and green jobs by Center for Watershed Protection about workforce development and employment programs in cities such as Newburgh that are ramping up plans to mitigate the impact of combined sewer overflows on local rivers and streams.
  • Music break and refreshments.
  • 3–4 p.m. A panel of local experts presenting examples and case studies of green stormwater projects, including representatives from the City of Newburgh and Greenway Environmental Services and staff and students from Nubian Directions.

For more information, contact Manna Jo Greene, Clearwater environmental action director, at [email protected]

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