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EPA and LDEQ to Discuss Recent Environmental Sampling Results from Hurricane Katrina/Rita

Release Date: 11/10/2005
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Contact: Eryn Witcher, 202-564-4355 / witcher.eryn@epa.gov

(Washington, D.C.-Nov. 10, 2005) EPA Administrator Stephen L. Johnson will be joined by the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality officials to discuss recent sampling results from air quality, National Priority List sites, sediment samples from the Murphy Oil spill and water from major bay systems on the Mississippi coast.

What: Conference call with reporters to discuss recent environmental sampling results from hurricane Katrina/Rita.

Who: EPA Administrator Stephen L. Johnson & LDEQ officials

When: 2:00 p.m. EST
Thursday, Nov. 10, 2005

Reporters may call 800-811-6040; Password: 2428832

Links to web material that will be addressed:

Air quality samples: http://www.epa.gov/katrina/testresults/air/index.html
National Priority List sites samples: http://www.epa.gov/katrina/superfund.html
Murphy Oil Spill sediment samples: http://www.epa.gov/katrina/testresults/murphy
Major bay systems on the Mississippi coast samples: http://www.epa.gov/region4/sesd/reports/2005-0926.html