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NTC MEDIA ADVISORY U.S. EPA ADMINISTRATOR BROWNER TO ANNOUNCE REGIONAL STRATEGY TO PROTECT EASTERN U.S. FROM SMOG
Release Date: 09/23/98
FOR RELEASE: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1998
U.S. EPA ADMINISTRATOR BROWNER TO ANNOUNCE REGIONAL STRATEGY TO PROTECT EASTERN U.S. FROM SMOG
U.S. EPA Administrator Carol M. Browner will announce a final plan tomorrow to meet the nation’s goal of cleaner air. The plan, which would apply to 22 states and the District of Columbia, will significantly reduce nitrogen oxide emissions from “up wind” states contributing to smog problems in the eastern half of the country. This initiative is part of a strategy to cost effectively meet EPA’s new public health standard for smog.
WHO: U.S. EPA Administrator Carol M. Browner
WHAT: New Rule to Significantly Reduce Smog Throughout the Eastern United States
WHERE: U.S. EPA Headquarters (Waterside Mall)
Room 1103, West Tower
401 M St. S.W.
(Waterfront Metro Stop, Green Line)
WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 24
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