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Audio Messages Promote Safety Tips in Wake of Hurricane Ike

Release Date: 09/18/2008
Contact Information: Dave Bary or Tressa Tillman at 214-665-2200 or

Audio files readily available to media for broadcast

(Dallas, Texas – September 18, 2008) The Environmental Protection Agency has several recorded public service announcements (PSAs) offering safety tips to affected residents as they begin to cope with the aftermath of Hurricane Ike.

The recorded messages available in English, Spanish and Vietnamese, provide information on how to safely operate a generator, how to properly use household cleaners, how to handle and dispose of hazardous materials, and how to safely deal with asbestos and mold, among other useful information.

These PSA’s are readily available to the media for broadcasting and to the general public through the EPA’s web site at under the section titled “Hear What To Do”. To listen to the PSA just click on the file name. To download a PSA to your computer, right-click on the PSA name and select “save” or “save target as”.

To learn more about activities in EPA Region 6, please visit