SREL to hold first community meeting for REMOP

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SREL to hold first community meeting for REMOP

Aiken, S.C.– The University of Georgia’s Savannah River Ecology Laboratory will hold its first community meeting for the Radiological Education, Monitoring, and Outreach Project on Monday, July 24 at the Burke County Library.

To accommodate various schedules, the public will have the opportunity to attend one of three sessions for the meeting. Sessions will be held at 9 a.m., 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.  The library is located at 130 Highway 24 South in Waynesboro, Georgia.

The meeting will provide background on REMOP and an introduction to the scientific method.

REMOP is a community outreach program designed to educate Burke County residents about environmental monitoring including metals and radioactive elements. The program is supported by the Atlanta based non-profit, Georgia Women’s Action for New Directions.

For questions about the meeting, please call Megan Winzeler, the program coordinator, at (803) 725-2649 or email her at mewinzeler@srel.uga.edu