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EPA joins Clemson University and the City of Aiken for Green Infrastructure Project Kickoff Ceremony

Release Date: 02/16/2010
Contact Information: Dawn Harris-Young, (404) 562-8421, harris-young.dawn@epa.gov

(ATLANTA – February 16, 2010) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Deputy Regional Administrator Beverly Banister will join officials from Clemson University and the city of Aiken to celebrate Aiken’s Green Infrastructure Project kickoff ceremony in Aiken, SC. This project, funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), is a partnership between the city of Aiken and Clemson University that exhibits considerable initiative in the field of stormwater management. The ceremony will highlight the project with a demonstration planting of a rain garden.


Who: EPA, Clemson University and the city of Aiken

What: Green Infrastructure Project Kickoff Ceremony

When: Thursday, February 18, 2010 at 10:30 a.m.

Where: Downtown Parkway at Park and Chesterfield Streets

      Aiken, SC