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EPA to Launch the “Magic School Bus Gets Cleaned Up” Spanish Version

Release Date: 03/09/2012
Contact Information: Dawn Harris-Young, (404) 562-8421, harris-young.dawn@epa.gov

ATLANTA – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Gwen Keyes Fleming, with Scholastic, will announce the national roll-out of the Spanish-language version of the book “Magic School Bus Gets Cleaned Up” – a special edition book based on the popular Scholastic series.

Regional Administrator Fleming will also recognize the state of Mississippi for achievements in protecting children’s heath through retrofits, replacements and idle reduction programs of the state’s eligible school bus fleet.

Later in the afternoon, representatives from the EPA will participate in the Mississippi Gulf Coast Regional Planning Commission’s Children’s Fair on from 3:00 pm until 7:00 pm at the Biloxi Public Library and Civic Center in Biloxi. This event, held in conjunction with the announcement and the recognition ceremony, is a region-wide educational event to celebrate children and environmental health.


What: National Launch of “Magic School Bus Gets Cleaned Up” Spanish Version

Who: Gwen Keyes Fleming, EPA Regional Administrator

      Carol Kemker, Deputy Director, Air, Pesticides and Toxic Management Division, EPA
      Trudy Fisher, Executive Director, Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality
      AJ Holloway, Mayor, City of Biloxi

When: Wednesday, March 14, 2012 from 9:30 am until 11:00 am CST

Where: Biloxi Public Library and Civic Center
      Biloxi, Mississippi