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NTC MEDIA ADVISORY-U.S. EPA ADMINISTRATOR BROWNER TO JOIN MAYOR RENDELL TO ANNOUNCE CLEANUP OF PUBLICKER INDUSTRIES TOXIC WASTE SITE IN PHILADELPHIA, PA.

Release Date: 12/09/97
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FOR RELEASE: TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 1997
U.S. EPA ADMINISTRATOR BROWNER TO JOIN MAYOR RENDELL TO ANNOUNCE CLEANUP OF PUBLICKER INDUSTRIES TOXIC WASTE SITE
IN PHILADELPHIA, PA.
MEDIA ADVISORY


U.S. EPA Administrator Carol M. Browner will join Philadelphia Mayor Ed Rendell in Philadelphia, Pa., to announce the completion of the cleanup of the Publicker Industries toxic waste site on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 1997, at 2:15 p.m. Browner will cite the completion of cleanup at the Publicker site -- the 500th Superfund cleanup -- as a symbol of the Clinton Administration’s success in fundamentally changing and improving the nation’s toxic waste cleanup program. A series of actions taken by the Administration has accelerated the cleanup of toxic waste dumps and significantly reduced the cost. Browner will also detail the need for Congressional action to clean up even more toxic waste sites and build on the progress of the last five years.

WHO: U.S. EPA Administrator Carol M. Browner
Philadelphia Mayor Ed Rendell

WHAT: Remarks at Publicker Industries Superfund Site Cleanup Announcement

WHEN: Wednesday, Dec. 10, 1997
2:15 p.m.

WHERE: Publicker Industries Superfund Site
3223 Christopher Columbus Boulevard (formerly South Delaware Avenue)
Philadelphia, Pa. 19148

Directions: Take Christopher Columbus Boulevard to Packer Avenue and turn towards the Delaware River. Cross the railroad tracks and take a left. The gates to the site are adjacent to the Ashland Chemical Facility.


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