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EPA Administrator Leavitt Celebrates World Water Monitoring Day at Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
Release Date: 10/15/2004
Contact: Cathy Milbourn 202-564-7824 / firstname.lastname@example.org
(Washington, D.C.–October 15, 2004) EPA Administrator Mike Leavitt will join Alan Neuchatz, Acting Deputy Assistant Administrator, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, John F. Turner, Department of State Assistant Secretary, and Roberta Savage, America’s Clean Water Foundation President and CEO, as the featured speakers at the Second Annual Celebration of World Water Monitoring Day. The event will start at 9 a.m. at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) facilities on the Chesapeake Bay in Edgewater, Maryland. The activities at this event include exploring the Rhode River on one of the Center’s research vessels and sampling fish and invertebrates from surrounding waters. The event will also be webcast live on SERC’s website at: http://www.serc.si.edu
WHO: Mike Leavitt, EPA Administrator
John F. Turner, Assistant Secretary, Department of State
Alan Neuschatz, Acting Deputy Assistant Administrator, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NOAA
Roberta Savage, President, America’s Clean Water Foundation
WHAT: World Water Monitoring Day Celebration, exploring the Rhode River on one of the Smithsonian’s research vessels
WHEN: Monday, October 18 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
- WHERE: The Philip D. Reed Education Center, 647 Contees Wharf Road Edgewater, Maryland 21037 Telephone: 443-482-2200
Note to Editors: Media are invited to send a reporter and or photographer/film crew to cover the event. If any are interested in joining one of our distinguished guests aboard the 45-minute boat tour, please contact SERC (Kimbra Cutlip, 443-482-2325) to reserve a space.