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"Let's Talk Trash"
Forum on Solutions to Pollution in the Los Angeles River

Pollution in the Los Angeles River is a significant problem affecting the water quality of our ocean, threatening our marine animals, and degrading our marine habitat. This public forum is designed to encourage an informed public dialogue about the potential solutions to protect our City’s beaches, marina and harbor affected by the Los Angeles River.


Topics to be discussed include: current Long Beach efforts, upstream source pollution, stormwater management, TMDL, trash and chemical pollutants, funding and implementation, and much more.


The distinguished and expert panelists include:

§         James Alamillo, Heal the Bay

§         Colonel Thomas Magness, Army Corps of Engineers

§         Belinda Faustinos, SG & Lower LA Rivers and Mountains Conservancy

§         Tom Leary, LB Stormwater Management

§         Paula Daniels, LA County Public Works

§         Tracy Egoscue, LA Regional Water Quality Control Board

§         Nancy Steele, LA & SG Rivers Watershed Council



Thursday, May 22, 2008

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm



Aquarium of the Pacific

Honda Theatre, 100 Aquarium Way Long Beach, CA 90802

Free parking at Aquarium parking structure



For more information or to pre-submit your questions, please contact (562) 570-5089 or

( "Let's Talk Trash" flyer )