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Sixth Annual Healthy Indoor Environments Conference Scheduled Oct. 7 and 8 in Overland Park, Kan.

Release Date: 10/05/2010
Contact Information: Kris Lancaster, 913-551-7557, lancaster.kris@epa.gov


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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Kansas City, Kan., Oct. 5, 2010) - Representatives of EPA Region 7 and the Heartland Healthy Indoor Environments Coalition are sponsoring a Healthy Indoor Environments Conference on Oct. 7 and 8 in Overland Park, Kan.

The conference includes sessions about indoor air quality, mold, moisture, energy audits, radon, lead, asbestos, pesticides and chemicals, asthma triggers and secondhand smoke. Presenters will discuss how the indoor environment directly relates to public health.

WHO: Representatives of EPA Region 7, Mid-America Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit, Kansas Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Prevention Program, Learning Disabilities Association of America, and Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics

WHAT: Healthy Indoor Environments Conference

WHERE: Overland Park Convention Center, 6000 College Blvd., Overland Park, Kan. 66211

WHEN: 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 7 and concluding 12:05 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8, 2010


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Learn more about the Healthy Indoor Environments Conference:
http://www.hiech.org/