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EPA Administration Recognizes National Poster Contest Winner during National Radon Action Month

Release Date: 01/13/2003
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Contact: David Deegan 202-564-7839/

(01/13/03) EPA Administrator Christie Whitman is urging all Americans to heed January as National Radon Month and test their homes for indoor radon gas. The Administrator and other invited guests will be recognizing the winner of the Radon National Poster Contest in the Green Room at EPA Headquarters.

WHO: Christie Whitman, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Dr. Colein Hefferan, Service Administrator, U.S.D.A. Cooperative State Research Education and Extension
Dr. Joseph Wysocki, National Program Leader, Indoor Air
Ms. Susan Pope, Extension Radon Educator, North Carolina State University
Mr. Bobby Jackson, Senior Vice President, National Safety Council

          Mr. Ronald Fraass, Executive Director, Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors

WHAT: Recognizing the poster contest winner for National Radon Month

WHEN: Tuesday Jan. 14, 11:00 a.m.

WHERE: The Green Room, 3rd floor, Ariel Rios North Building at EPA's headquarters, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
(Metro exit for blue/orange lines is Federal Triangle. As you exit the metro escalator go right into the building entrance.)

NOTE: Reporters attending need to bring credentials. Credentials mean: a photo identification card from the news organization with your name and title, White House or Congressional ids. Press with insufficient identification will instead be directed to use the Agency's website ( for information about the event.

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