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Federal and State Agencies to Give Update on Hurricane Katrina Related Water Monitoring in the Gulf

Release Date: 10/21/2005
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Contact: Eryn Witcher, 202-564-4355 / witcher.eryn@epa.gov

(Washington, D.C.-Oct. 21, 2005) In ongoing efforts to actively disseminate information to the public about Hurricane Katrina recovery, federal and state agencies will provide an update on findings in the Gulf. EPA will announce test results from water samples collected by the EPA Ocean Survey Vessel "The Bold." NOAA will announce latest findings and give an update on the progress to date and future monitoring plans.


WHAT: Federal and state agencies to update findings on the Gulf.

WHO: NOAA, EPA, FDA, DOI and LDEQ

WHEN: Friday, Oct. 21, 2005
12:00 p.m. EST


Dial: 1-800-811-6040
Conference ID: 1692827


Please dial in before 12:00 p.m. EST to ensure that you are placed in the call before it begins.