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EPA to Announce First Mercury Reduction Rule for U.S. Power Plants

Release Date: 03/14/2005
Contact Information:

Contact: Cynthia Bergman, 202-564-9828 /

(Washington, D.C.-- 03/14/05) EPA officials will announce the Clean Air Mercury Rule -- the first regulation to reduce mercury from power plants in the United States.

WHO: EPA officials

WHAT: Announcement of the Clean Air Mercury Rule

WHEN: Tuesday, March 15, 2005, 2:00 p.m.

WHERE: EPA Headquarters, Ariel Rios South
Rachel Carson Room
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C.

CALL IN: An audio call has been established to allow regional media to listen to the proceedings. To access this call, please dial 202-275-0170, stay on the line and ask the operator for the "Mercury" call. You will be asked to identify yourself; please provide the operator with your name and organization.