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TODAY: EPA Administrator Joins Secretary Mabus in Gulf Region

Release Date: 07/16/2010
Contact Information: EPA Press Office,, 202-564-6794

WASHINGTON – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson will join Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus in the gulf coast today for meetings with environmental, academic and science leaders, as well as representatives from fisheries and other local industries. This marks Administrator Jackson's seventh visit to the gulf region since the oil spill began.

Following the final meeting, Administrator Jackson and Secretary Mabus will hold a brief press availability.

To request an interview with Administrator Jackson, please email

For more information on EPA's efforts in the gulf and for the latest air, water, sediment and underwater dispersant monitoring data:

Friday, July 16:

1:35 p.m. CST
Press availability
University of New Orleans

              Boggs International Conference Center,
              Room 152
              2045 Lakeshore
              New Orleans, La.