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Oct. 29 Event to Announce University of Iowa’s Sustainability Goals and Partnership in EPA Program in Iowa City, Iowa

Release Date: 10/27/2010
Contact Information: Kris Lancaster, 913-551-7557, lancaster.kris@epa.gov

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Kansas City, Kan., Oct. 27, 2010) - News media representatives and the public are invited to attend an Oct. 29 event in Iowa City, Iowa, to highlight sustainability priorities at the University of Iowa.

The University of Iowa is the first university or college to join EPA’s Region 7 Sustainability Partnership Program for Colleges and Universities. This partnership outlines priorities for the next decade that will enhance efforts to address climate change, air quality, chemical safety, water quality and expand the conversation on environmentalism and work for environmental justice.

WHO: EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks, University of Iowa President Sally Mason and several University of Iowa staff

WHAT: Announce sustainability priorities and sign a partnership agreement with EPA

WHERE: P. Sue Beckwith, M.D., Boathouse, 120 N. Dubuque Street, Iowa City, Iowa

WHEN: 2:00 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, 2010

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