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SUNDAY: EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson to Present National Environmental Justice Achievement Award in Spartanburg, South Carolina

Release Date: 04/16/2010
Contact Information: Carl Terry, Terry.carl@epa.gov, (404) 562-8327

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
April 16, 2010



WHAT: As a part of the Congressional Black Caucus and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Environmental Justice Tour, EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, will travel to Spartanburg, South Carolina to present the ReGenesis Project with the 2009 Environmental Justice Achievement Award.

MEDIA RSVP to terry.carl@epa.gov or (404) 576-6806. Please include your name, contact and affiliation.

WHO: EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson
        Delegate Donna M. Christensen (D-VI)
SC Dept. of Health and Environmental Control Deputy Commissioner Robert W. King, Jr.
        State Representative Harold Mitchell
          Local business and environmental leaders
WHEN: Sunday, April 18, 2010

WHERE IN SPARTANBURG:

Spartanburg, SC

11:45AM – ReGenesis Tour

Location: Tour begins at the Marriott Renaissance Park
299 Church Street, Spartanburg, SC

12:30PM – Award ceremony

Location: C.C. Woodson Community Center
          210 Bomar Avenue, Spartanburg, SC

1:15PM – Press availability


PLEASE RSVP: Accredited members of the media, who would like to interview Administrator Lisa P. Jackson and/or attend the award ceremony in Spartanburg, should email terry.carl@epa.gov or call (404)-562-8327 by Saturday, April 17 to RSVP. Please include your name, contact and media affiliation in your request.