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TOMORROW: Federal Officials, Local Leaders to Announce Urban Waters Initiative in Baltimore

Release Date: 06/23/2011
Contact Information: press@epa.gov

WASHINGTON - Tomorrow, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, White House Domestic Policy Council Director Melody Barnes and White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley will join other federal and local officials in Baltimore tomorrow to announce a new initiative to restore and revitalize waterways in cities across the nation.

The officials will join Baltimore students in environmental education activities at Middle Branch Park prior to holding a formal press conference announcing the initiative.


WHO: U.S. EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar
White House Domestic Policy Council Director Melody Barnes
White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley
Harris Sherman, Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Ron Sims, Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
U.S. Senator Ben Cardin

    WHAT: Announcement of new urban waters initiative

    WHERE: Middle Branch Park
    3301 Waterview Ave.,
    Baltimore, MD 21230

    WHEN: Friday, June 24, 10 a.m. EST