08/11/13 — Steve Keen reappointed to environmental panel

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Steve Keen reappointed to environmental panel

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Published in News on August 11, 2013 1:50 AM

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Steve Keen

Steve Keen, chairman of the Wayne County Board of Commissioners, has been reappointed to serve on the state's 15-member Environmental Management Commission appointed by the governor, the Senate president pro tempore and the speaker of the House.

Commission members are chosen to represent various interests, including the medical profession, agriculture, engineering, fish and wildlife, groundwater, air and water pollution control, municipal or county government and the public at large.

It oversees and adopts rules for several divisions of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, including the Divisions of Air Quality, Land Resources, Water Quality and Water Resources.

The meetings are open to the public and broadcast as a webinar at https://denr.ncgovconnect.com/emc/