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EPA and General Electric Showcase Fuel Efficient Locomotive Engines Meeting Emission Standards Years Ahead of Schedule

Release Date: 12/23/2002
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CONTACTS:

Cathy Milbourn at U.S. EPA Headquaters: 202-564-7824/milbourn.cathy@epa.gov or 202-564-4355

RSVP To Jeff DeMarrais at GE: 814-875-3457/Jeffrey.DeMarrais@trans.ge.com



(12/23/02) On Monday, Dec. 23, EPA Administrator Christie Whitman joined by U.S. Rep. Phil English (R-Pa.) and Stephen D. Ramsey, Vice President of GE Corporate Environmental Programs will launch the new Evolution Series locomotives that are fuel efficient and that meet EPA’s Tier 2 emission standards two years ahead of schedule.

WHO: EPA Administrator Christie Whitman
U.S. Rep. Phil English (R-Pa.) and
Stephen D. Ramsey, Vice President of GE
Corporate Environmental Programs

WHAT: Announcement of the New Tier 2 Compliant Diesel Electric Locomotive and participate in a Tour of General Electric

WHEN: Monday Dec. 23 11:30 a.m.

WHERE: General Electric Company
2901 East Lake Road Erie, Pa.