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EPA Head Lisa Jackson Announces Nearly $72 Million in Recovery Act Money for Puerto Rico / Governor Fortuņo joins EPA administrator to discuss recovery act funds that bring jobs, needed water infrastructure improvements to the island

Release Date: 07/14/2009
Contact Information: Betsaida Alcantara, alcantara.betsaida@epa.gov, 202-564-1692, 202-564-4355

WASHINGTON – Today U.S. EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson and Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuņo will announce that the agency has awarded nearly $72 million to Puerto Rico through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

WHO: EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson
Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuņo

WHAT: Recovery Act funding announcement

WHEN: Tuesday, July 14 – 2:45 p.m. ET

WHERE: La Fortaleza (Governor’s Mansion)

          Old San Juan, Puerto Rico