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Obama Administration Officials and Business Leaders to Make Announcement on Electronics Stewardship Tomorrow in Austin, Texas

Release Date: 07/19/2011
Contact Information: Stacy Kika (EPA), kika.stacy@epa.gov, 202-564-0906, 202-564-4355 / Sara Merriam (GSA), 202-525-8165 / Sahar Wali (CEQ), 202-580-5627

WASHINGTON - Tomorrow, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, General Services Administration (GSA) Administrator Martha Johnson, and White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley will travel to Austin, Texas to make an electronics stewardship announcement alongside Dell Inc. CEO Michael Dell, Sprint CEO Dan Hesse and Sony Electronics Inc.Vice President Mark Small.  The Obama Administration officials and industry leaders will later hold a national press conference call to discuss the announcement.

Press Event in Austin, Texas:

WHO:            U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson
                     General Services Administrator Martha N. Johnson
                     White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley
                     Michael Dell, CEO, Dell Inc. 
                     Dan Hesse, CEO, Sprint
                     Mark Small, Vice President for Corporate Environment, Safety and Health, Sony Electronics Inc.


WHAT:          Electronics stewardship announcement

WHEN:
          Wednesday, July 20, 2011; 10:30 a.m. CDT

WHERE:
        Round2 Recycling Facility, Austin TX

               1340 Commerce Airport Dr. - Bldg. 3 Suite 300, Austin, TX  78741
National Press Conference Call:

WHO:            U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson
                     General Services Administrator Martha N. Johnson
                     White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley
                     Dan Hesse, CEO, Sprint
                     Mike Watson, Director, Dell Take Back Programs, Dell Inc.
                     Mark Small, Vice President for Corporate Environment, Safety and Health, Sony Electronics Inc.

WHAT:          Press conference call to discuss electronics stewardship announcement

WHEN:
         Wednesday, July 20, 2011; 1:00 p.m. EDT

WHERE:
       Participant Dial-in Number: (888) 217-1175; Conference ID: 84283227

HOW:
            Members of the press interested in participating should dial in 15 minutes prior to the call