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EPA and GSA Regional Administrators visit GEEP Facility in North Carolina

Release Date: 10/17/2011
Contact Information: James Pinkney, 404-562-9183, pinkney.james@epa.gov

(Atlanta. October 15, 2011) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Gwen Keyes Fleming and General Services Administration (GSA) Regional Administrator Shyam Reddy will host an electronic recycling round table with state, local officials and the electronics recycling community at the Global Electric Electronics Processing (GEEP) E-Waste Facility in Durham, NC, on October 17, 2011.

The purpose of the round table is to engage local elected officials and the electronics recycling business community in a dialogue on current issues as well as accomplishments and challenges related to meeting electronic waste demands and to solicit feedback and ideas.

Who: EPA Regional Administrator Gwen Keyes Fleming, GSA Regional Administrator Shyam Reddy, state and local representatives.

What: Electronic Recycling Roundtable Discussion

When: October 17, 2011

Where: Global Electric Electronics Processing (GEEP) Inc.
2710 Weck Drive
Durham, NC 27713

EPA is working with other Federal Agencies to enhance the management of used or discarded electronics around the world. The responsible management of electronics is an opportunity to prevent pollution, conserve valuable resources, create jobs, and invest in our economic development.

Note: A media availability session will be held from 3:00 until 3:30 p.m.

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