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EPA to Release Documentary Film on Success Story for Environmental Justice Program

Release Date: 06/13/2007
Contact Information: Roxanne Smith, (202) 564-4455/ Davina Marraccini, (404) 562-8293/

(WASHINGTON – JUNE 13, 2007) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will premiere a documentary film that tells the real-life story of a contaminated, low-income and minority area in Spartanburg that is being transformed into a livable and vibrant community.

The film, “Environmental Justice: The Power of Partnerships,” will be shown at 6:30 pm tomorrow at the Twitchell Auditorium, Converse College in Spartanburg, S.C.

DATE: Thursday, June 14th, 2007

TIME: 6:30 pm

LOCATION: Twitchell Auditorium

      Converse College
      580 East Main Street
      Spartanburg, SC 29302

Participants: Granta Nakayama, Assistant Administrator, Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance, U.S. EPA
      Jimmy Palmer, Regional Administrator, Region 4, U.S. EPA
Charles Lee, Director, Office of Environmental Justice