2008 News Releases
EPA Encourages Farmers in Iowa Flood Areas to Report Orphan Containers
Release Date: 07/09/2008
Contact Information: Dianna Whitaker, 913-551-7598, firstname.lastname@example.org
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has been tasked by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to coordinate hazardous material recovery throughout Iowa. EPA is working closely with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources to identify and retrieve orphan containers that were swept away by flood waters in Iowa.
Iowa residents are encouraged to report orphaned hazardous containers by calling the Iowa Department of Natural Resources hotline at 515-281-8694 for proper disposal.
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