RAVENA–Environmental activist Erin Brockovich will be one of the guests at a meeting Friday September 11, at 7 p.m. at Ravena-Coeyman-Selkirk High School to discuss the Lafarge Cement Plant in Ravena. Prevailing winds can carry emissions from the plant, one of the largest sources of airborne mercury, over northern Columbia and southern Rensselaer counties.
The town hall style meeting will be conducted by the New York City law firm Weitz and Luxenberg. P.C. and will also feature Dr. Mark Hyman, MD. Speakers will talk about the potential impact and options for addressing air pollution issues, and there will be an opportunity for the public to ask questions.