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President's Awards for Environmental Youth Projects Bestowed by EPA

Release Date: 10/17/2003
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Wanda Loving 202-564-7822 / loving.wanda@epa.gov

(TWO CEREMONIES)

(10/17/03) On Monday, Oct. 20 and Tuesday, Oct. 21, the President’s Environmental Youth Awards (PEYA) recipients will be recognized for their regional award winning environmental projects. The students will also give brief presentations about their projects and display of their work. PEYA have been presented by the White House and EPA since 1971 to “outstanding projects to promote local environmental awareness” by individual students or groups of students in grades K-12. Up to 10 winning projects are selected each year from EPA’s 10 regions.

(1ST DAY EVENT)

WHO: Steve Johnson, EPA Acting Deputy Administrator

WHAT: President’s Environmental Youth Awards Luncheon

WHEN: Monday, Oct., 20
11:30 a.m. - Viewing of displays
noon - Speaking

WHERE: 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. (Ronald Reagan Bldg.)
Pavilion Room
Washington, D.C. 20460
(2ND DAY EVENT)

WHO: Marianne Horinko, EPA Acting Administrator

WHAT: President’s Environmental Youth Awards Luncheon

WHEN: Tuesday, Oct., 21
11 a.m. - Present awards

WHERE: 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. (Ariel Rios Bldg.)
Green Room - 3rd Floor
Washington, D.C. 20460