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EPA to Announce Cancer Guidelines

Release Date: 03/28/2005
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Contacts: Cynthia Bergman, 202-564-9828; bergman.cynthia@epa.gov
Rich Hood, 202-564-4355; hood.rich@epa.gov

(Washington, D.C.-- 03/28/05) EPA officials will announce principles and procedures to guide EPA scientists in assessing cancer risk from exposures to environmental pollutants.

WHO: Bill Farland, Acting Deputy Assistant Administrator for Science, Office of Research and Development, and Hugh A. Barton, toxicologist, National Center for Computational Toxicology, Office of Research and Development

WHAT: Announcement of EPA cancer guidelines

WHEN: Tuesday, March 29, 2005, 10:00 a.m.

WHERE: 41213 Ronald Reagan Building
1300 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20004

From the 13 1/2 Street Entrance on Pennsylvania Avenue:
Enter the building and turn left toward the building security check. After security, walk straight until the EPA security station on the right-hand side. You will be met by an EPA employee who will escort you to the correct room.

From the Federal Triangle Metro Station cross the Woodrow Wilson Plaza:
Use the North Reagan entrance (closest to Pennsylvania Avenue). After security, veer to your right and walk straight down the hall until you reach the EPA security station on the left-hand side. You will be met by an EPA employee who will escort you to the correct room.

For other questions about directions, contact Phillip Loosli at 202-436-2302.