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Bush Administration Officials Discuss Initiatives to Reduce America's Dependence on Foreign Oil

Release Date: 04/09/2007
Contact Information: Jennifer Wood, (202) 564-4355 / wood.jennifer@epa.gov

(Washington, D.C. - April 9, 2007) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Steve Johnson will be joined by Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman and National Highway Traffic Safety Administrator Nicole Nason to discuss EPA's finalized Renewable Fuel Standard, increasing the use of alternative fuels and modernizing CAFÉ standards for cars.

WHO: Stephen Johnson, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

      Samuel Bodman, Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy
          Nicole Nason, Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

WHAT: Press conference on EPA's finalized Renewable Fuel Standard, increasing
          the use of alternative fuels and modernizing CAFÉ standards for cars.
WHEN: Tuesday, April 10, 2007
2 p.m. EDT

WHERE: EPA Headquarters, Ariel Rios South Building
The Green Room, 3rd floor
1200 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W.
(Metro exit for blue/orange lines is Federal Triangle. As you exit
the metro escalator, go left into the building entrance.)

NOTE: Reporters attending need to bring credentials and register for the event. Please have a photo identification card from a news organization with your name and title, White House or Congressional identification. TV cameras should arrive no later than 1:15 p.m. and print media no later than 1:45 p.m. To register for this event, please send an email to: wilkins.andrew@epa.gov.

Members of the media who cannot attend the event and would like to listen to the press conference please dial in at: 1-800-811-6040. The conference ID number is 5235347.