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Participation Sought at EPA Air Standard Public Comment Sessions

Release Date: 02/10/2006
Contact Information: John Millett, (202) 564-4355 /

(Washington, D.C. - Feb. 10, 2006) EPA is encouraging public participation and comment at three public hearings to be held jointly for the proposed rules – "National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Particulate Matter" and "Revisions to Ambient Air Monitoring Regulations," which were published in the Federal Register on Jan. 17, 2006.

The hearings will be held concurrently in Chicago, Philadelphia, and San Francisco, on March 8, 2006 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (local time) at the following locations:

Hyatt Regency
151 E. Wacker Drive
Chicago, Ill. 60601

Holiday Inn Historic District
400 Arch St.
Philadelphia, Pa. 19106

Courtyard Marriott San Francisco Downtown
299 Second St.
San Francisco, Calif. 94105

To present oral testimony at the hearings, notify Ms. Tricia Crabtree, (C504-01) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, N.C. 27711,, 919-541-5688.

Proposed rules and background information: