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ATTN EDITORS: BROWNFIELDS 98 CONFERENCE BUS TOUR SCHEDULE

Release Date: 11/13/1998
Contact Information: Lois Grunwald, U.S. EPA, (415) 744-1588

MEDIA ADVISORY  

WHAT:          Reporters covering the Brownfields  98 conference in Los Angeles are
               invited on bus tours showcasing local brownfields sites. The tours will
               leave from in front of the West Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center
               and stop at two Los Angeles Brownfields Case Study Sites -- the former
               "prison site" at Santa Fe and Washington Boulevard and the Goodyear Tract
               in South Central Los Angeles.
 
WHEN:          Tuesday, November 17:

               9:50-11:45 a.m.
               1:40-3:30 p.m.
               3:40-5:30 p.m.

               Wednesday, November 18:

               7:55-9:45 a.m.
               9:55-11:45 a.m.

REGISTRATION:  Sign up for the tours will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis on
               Monday, November 16 at the Brownfields  98 conference information table at
               the West Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center.  The West Hall entrance
               is at Figueroa and 12th Streets. Reservations will not be taken in advance.

Brownfields  98, "The Basics and Beyond," co-sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) offers novices in the brownfields arena an opportunity to learn about the basics and brownfields experts a chance to learn about the latest policy initiatives, projected trends, cutting-edge approaches to cleanup and redevelopment, and the newest brownfields technologies and services from experts in the field. Information on the Brownfields  98 conference can be obtained from EPA's brownfields home page at:
http:// www.epa.gov/brownfields .

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