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JAN 18-19: Administrator Jackson Travels to Cincinnati, Ann Arbor/Jackson to discuss clean water and emerging environmental technologies

Release Date: 01/13/2011
Contact Information: EPA Press Office press@epa.gov

WASHINGTON – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa P. Jackson will travel to Cincinnati on January 18 and Ann Arbor, Michigan on January 19 to highlight innovative efforts to protect Americans’ water and air quality and other advances in environmental technologies.

On Tuesday, January 18, Administrator Jackson will join the administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, Karen Mills, University of Cincinnati President Gregory H. Williams, local officials and others at an event at EPA’s research laboratory in Cincinnati to formally launch the Water Technology Innovation Cluster (WTIC) involving Southwestern Ohio, Southeastern Indiana and Northern Kentucky. The WTIC will research and develop new environmental technologies to help improve water quality in local communities.

On Wednesday, January 19, the Administrator will join Chrysler Group CEO Sergio Marchionne to announce a research and development project to explore and evaluate an innovative drive train technology for light duty vehicles.

Press wishing to attend either event must RSVP to press@epa.gov

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

11:00 a.m. Administrator Jackson Joins U.S. SBA Administrator Karen Mills, University of Cincinnati President Gregory H. Williams and local officials to launch Water Technology Innovation Cluster

          Andrew W. Breidenbach Environmental Research Center
          26 W. Martin Luther King Dr.
          Cincinnati, Ohio 45268
          OPEN PRESS*
          *Note: Reporters wishing to attend this event must RSVP to press@epa.gov
Wednesday, January 19, 2011

11:00 a.m. Administrator Jackson Holds Press Event with Chrysler Group CEO Sergio Marchionne
      EPA National Vehicle and Fuel Emissions Laboratory
          2565 Plymouth Road
          Ann Arbor, Mich. 48105

          OPEN PRESS*
          *Note: Reporters wishing to attend this event must RSVP to press@epa.gov