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Follow Us to EPA Southeast’s New Twitter Handle

Release Date: 05/14/2014
Contact Information: Davina Marraccini, 404-562-8293 (direct), 404-562-8400 (main), marraccini.davina@epa.gov

ATLANTA – EPA Southeast’s regional Twitter account has officially moved. In keeping with EPA national naming conventions, the former regional Twitter handle, @USEPASoutheast, has been changed to @EPASoutheast.

As of May 2014, @EPASoutheast has over 1,700 followers, including the Council on Environmental Quality at the White House. EPA Southeast’s Twitter channel is the best source for up-to-the-minute news from the agency, including all the ways federal employees are making a visible difference in communities across the Southeast. EPA Southeast also tweets about free resources designed to help individuals, families, businesses and organizations become more environmentally sustainable. And followers can receive job listings, grant opportunities, meeting and event announcements, and much more.

Each month, EPA spotlights a particular environmental or health-related issue on its Twitter channel. For example, the month of May is Asthma Awareness Month. EPA Southeast Twitter followers can learn about environmental Asthma triggers and how best to manage these triggers.

During natural disasters and other emergencies, followers can count on this useful tool to get timely information about how they can protect themselves, their families and the environment. First responders and the public can respond to EPA Southeast’s tweets in order to share information immediately, greatly increasing situational awareness during an emergency event.

Connect with EPA Region 4 on Facebook: www.facebook.com/eparegion4

And on Twitter: @EPASoutheast