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Media Advisory: EPA celebrates Earth Day at several Chicago area events
Release Date: 04/21/2006
Contact Information: Anne Rowan, (312) 353-9391 email@example.com EPA Earth Day Coordinator Rafael Gonzalez, (312) 886-0269
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CHICAGO (Apr. 21, 2006) - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will celebrate Earth Day by participating in several events in the Chicago area this weekend:
Saturday, April 22 - Humboldt Park Earth Day Cleanup and Celebration, 1359 N. Sacramento Blvd., Chicago (near Humboldt Park boathouse), 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. EPA will bring its fuel-efficient vehicles and vehicles used to respond to environmental emergencies, give away educational materials and answer questions from the public.
Sunday, April 23 - Fullersburg Woods, 3609 Spring Road, Oak Brook, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. EPA will give away educational materials and pens and pencils made from recycled materials at this popular family event.
Monday, April 24 - EPA staff will speak to the students at Illinois' first "green" elementary school, Tarkington School of Excellence, 3330 W. 71st St., Chicago.
For more information about Earth Day go to https://www.epa.gov/earthday