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TODAY: EPA, state and local officials hold media briefing on Enbridge oil spill

Release Date: 08/01/2010
Contact Information: 888-363-8632, spillpress@epa.gov

For Immediate Release
No. 10-OPA088

TODAY: EPA, state and local officials hold media briefing on Enbridge oil spill

(MARSHALL, MICH. – Aug. 1, 2010) On behalf of the Unified Command, the Environmental Protection Agency officials, along with Michigan state and county officials will hold a media briefing regarding the Unified Command’s ongoing response to the Enbridge oil spill in Michigan’s Kalamazoo River. EPA has the role of Federal On-Scene Coordinator for this incident.
 
Officials with Enbridge will brief the media immediately following the government briefing in the same location.
 
3:00 PM ET GOVERNMENT PRESS BRIEFING ON ONGOING RESPONSE TO ENBRIDGE OIL SPILL
 
IMPORTANT NOTE: Members of the media must be credentialed.  Those attending in person who have not been credentialed, should arrive 30 minutes early to allow time for required credentials to be verified and photo identification badge to be produced.  You will be directed from the Marshall High School parking lot to the elementary school for this process.
 
Sat Truck: Please be aware for your satellite cabling needs that the distance from cafeteria to nearest media truck parking location is 400 feet.
 
Marshall High School
705 North Marshall
Cafeteria
Marshall, Mich.
 
For members of the media who need to call in, please dial:
866-383-7989 (or 617-597-5328 international.) 
Participant passcode: 63136867

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