A community meeting will be held in the Maple Valley area on Monday, September 24 to examine concerns about human health related to the emissions of large-scale compost facilities. The meeting is part of a Public Participation Grant from the Department of Ecology to gather data to address local citizen odor and emissions concerns about Cedar Grove Composting and other large facilities.
The grant is managed by the Institute of Neurotoxicology and Neurological Disorders (INND), a non-profit organization focused on research and education on toxic chemicals. The organization has created a website, FactsonComposting.org
, to centralize and share relevant information and gather community input.
Time: Monday, September 24, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Place: Maple Hills Elementary, 15644 204th Ave. SE, Renton, WA 98059
What: Presentation on Factsoncomposting.org
site, grant goals and review of studies about effects of large-scale composting on human health