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NTC MEDIA ADVISORY-U.S. EPA ADMINISTRATOR TO JOIN GOVERNOR HUNT, CONGRESSMAN ETHERIDGE, AND CONGRESSMAN PRICE AT GROUND BREAKING FOR EPA SCIENCE CENTER IN RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.

Release Date: 10/17/97
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FOR RELEASE: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1997
U.S. EPA ADMINISTRATOR TO JOIN GOVERNOR HUNT, CONGRESSMAN ETHERIDGE, AND CONGRESSMAN PRICE AT GROUND BREAKING FOR
EPA SCIENCE CENTER IN RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.
MEDIA ADVISORY


U.S. EPA Administrator Carol M. Browner will join North Carolina Governor Hunt, Congressman Etheridge, Congressman Price, and other officials in breaking ground for an EPA science and research center in Research Triangle Park on Monday, Oct. 20, 1997, at 10:00 a.m. Browner will give remarks on the importance of the new science facility to the EPA’s research into environmental health hazards, and acknowledge the cooperation among federal, state, and local governments and private sector organizations that made the new science and research center possible.

WHO: U.S. EPA Administrator Carol M. Browner
North Carolina Governor James Hunt
U.S. Representative Robert Etheridge
U.S. Representative David Price
Kenneth Olden, Director National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Raymond Loehr, Ph.D., Department of Engineering, University of Texas
James O. Robertson, President, Research Triangle Foundation

WHAT: Ground-Breaking Ceremony for New Science and Research Center at Research Triangle Park

WHEN: Monday, Oct. 20, 1997
10:00 a.m.

WHERE: EPA Research Triangle Park Campus Site
Research Triangle Park, N.C.

Directions to EPA-RTP Campus: From 1-40, take Exit 279-A (Durham Freeway South) to Alexander Drive. Turn left onto Alexander Drive and travel 7 miles. Turn left into the South Campus entrance to the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS). Follow the traffic circle to Lakeview Drive; parking will be available across the street on North Park Drive. Shuttle bus transportation to the ground breaking site will be provided.

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