Friday is the day for the "F.O.C.U.S. On Onondaga Lake Watershed" program at City Hall Commons in Syracuse.
The program, from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. on the first floor at 201 E. Washington St., will look at the Onondaga Lake Watershed, which consists of Onondaga County and part of Cortland County. About 265,000 people live in the watershed.
Speaker will be Kenneth P. Lynch of Elbridge, who works for the state Department of Environmental Conservation. His work has included implementation of the 1996 Clean Water/Clear Air Environmental Bond Act, negotiation and implementation of the Amended Consent Judgment to address Onondaga Lake wastewater issues and negotiation of a Consent Decree with Honeywell to begin removal of hazardous waste from Onondaga Lake.
Lynch is a graduate of Jordan-Elbridge High School, Yale University and Syracuse University College of Law.