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EPA Photo-Op at Walters School in Marshall, Michigan

Release Date: 05/03/2011
Contact Information: Jayna Legg, 312-353-0562, legg.jayna@epa.gov; Mick Hans, 312-353-5050, hans.mick@epa.gov

For Immediate Release
No. 11-OPA041

(Chicago – May 3, 2011) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Susan Hedman will formally recognize Walters Elementary School and the Marshall School District on Wednesday, May 4, for their contribution to the Enbridge oil spill response.

In late July and August of 2010, emergency operations for EPA and the other response agencies were based at Walters Elementary School. On Wednesday, EPA’s Hedman will dedicate a tree to the school during a brief ceremony attended by students, teachers and school administrators. Representatives from the other agencies and local governments have been invited to attend.

What: Tree dedication
When: 1:30 p.m.
Where: Walters Elementary School, 705 N. Marshall Ave., Marshall, Mich.