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TODAY: EPA Administrator Media Call to Release Findings on Urban Air Toxics

Release Date: 08/20/2014
Contact Information: press@epa.gov

WASHINGTON – Today, at 11 a.m. EDT, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy will hold a media conference call to discuss the second and final Integrated Urban Air Toxics (IUAT) Report to Congress. The report highlights the progress and remaining challenges since the release of the IUAT Strategy in 1999 in working with state, local and tribal agencies to help communities understand, prioritize and reduce exposures to toxic pollutants in their local environments, particularly in overburdened areas.

WHEN: Thursday, August 21, 11 a.m. EDT

WHO: Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator

WHAT: Press conference call on the EPA Urban Air Toxics Report to Congress

HOW: Members of the media interested in participating should dial-in ten minutes prior to the beginning of the call at 10:50 a.m. Participants will be asked to provide their name, affiliation and email. Also, when the call opens up, the operator will provide instructions on how to ask a question. To participate, please call 877-887-8949 and give the conference ID number 91548601. The name of the call is “New Findings On Urban Air Toxics Press Call.”

***THIS CALL IS FOR CREDENTIALED NEWS MEDIA ONLY***