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Southeast Diesel Collaborative Conference to be Held in Atlanta

Release Date: 06/12/2009
Contact Information: Kara Belle, (404) 562-8322, belle.kara@epa.gov

(ATLANTA – June 15, 2009) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will join a consortium of federal, state and local government agencies, non-profit and industry organizations to hold the Southeast Diesel Collaborative Fourth Annual Partners Meeting in Atlanta, on June 15-17, 2009. The Southeast Diesel Collaborative is a public-private partnership composed of stakeholders from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. The goal of the collaborative is to improve air quality and public health by reducing emissions from existing diesel engines.
Focused on promoting energy independence, a cleaner environment and growing, sustainable economies, this partnership offers wide ranging health and economic benefits across a broad range of sectors.

Visit the Southeast Diesel Collaborative website at: www.southeastdiesel.org.



What: Southeast Diesel Collaborative Fourth Annual Partners Meeting

When: June 15, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.,
June 16, 2009 at 8:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.,
June 17, 2009 at 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., Manufacturers of Emission Controls Association Diesel Retrofit Workshop and Idle Reduction Technology Workshop

Where: Doubletree Hotel Atlanta-Buckhead

      3342 Peachtree Rd. NE
      Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 231-1234

How: There is no registration fee, however space is limited.