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EPA Announces 2nd Southeastern Symposium on Sustainable Environmental Practices at College and Universities

Release Date: 05/17/2011
Contact Information: Dawn Harris-Young, (404) 562-8421, harris-young.dawn@epa.gov

(ATLANTA – May 17, 2011) The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Spelman College will co-host the 2nd Annual Southeastern Symposium on Sustainable Environmental Practices at Colleges and Universities on June 6 – 7, 2011. The event will be held at the Spelman College Sisters Chapel in Atlanta, GA.

Who: Gwen Keyes Fleming, EPA Regional Administrator
Dr. Beverly Tatum, Spelman College President

          Shirley Franklin, former Mayor, City of Atlanta

What: 2nd Annual Southeastern Symposium on Sustainable Environmental Practices at Colleges and Universities

When: June 6-7, 2011

Where: Spelman College
          Sisters Chapel
          350 Spelman Lane S.W.
          Atlanta, GA 30314

The agenda will include sessions on Symposium that features presentations on sustainable facilities and infrastructure practices; food public policy, production pedagogy and community gardens; accessing environmental funding; developing environmental programs and initiatives. This conference will showcase the information to achieve operational savings, enhance programs, and reduce environmental impacts. Please see symposium agenda for a complete list of experts and presentations.

For more conference information, agenda, hotel, and registration go to:
http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=qhersmfab&oeidk=a07e3rvm85o0dec4450&oseq=.