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EPA to host Decontamination Research and Development Conference

Release Date: 04/12/2010
Contact Information: Dawn Harris-Young, (404) 562-8421, harris-young.dawn@epa.gov

(Durham, NC – April 12, 2010) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Homeland Security Research Center will hold its 2010 Decontamination Research and Development Conference on April 13-15, 2010 at the Hilton Raleigh-Durham Airport Hotel in North Carolina.

This year’s conference will focus on the decontamination of indoor and outdoor areas and of materials contaminated with biological, chemical, and radiological agents. EPA Office of Research and Development Assistant Administrator, Dr. Paul Anastas, will open the conference with remarks about protecting human health and the environment through scientific innovation. The Honorable David Price, Congressman for the Fourth District of North Carolina, will deliver the keynote address.


WHO: U.S. Representative David Price, Fourth District of North Carolina delivering keynote address; Dr. Paul Anastas, Assistant Administrator for Office of Research & Development, U.S. EPA

WHAT: 2010 U.S. EPA Decontamination Research and Development Conference

WHEN: The conference will be held April 13-15, 2010.

      Remarks by Assistant Administrator Dr. Paul Anastas, Tuesday, April 13, 2010, 8:30 a.m.
      Keynote address by Representative David Price, Tuesday, April 13, 2010, 9:00 a.m.
WHERE: Hilton Raleigh-Durham Airport Hotel
      4810 Page Creek Lane, Durham, North Carolina

For more information about the conference, please visit: http://www.epa.gov/nhsrc/develconference.html
For registration, please visit: https://www2.ergweb.com/projects/conferences/decon/register-decon10.asp

Credentialed press are asked to register by emailing Dawn Harris-Young at harris-young.dawn@epa.gov