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Media Advisory: EPA Administrator Johnson to join Mayor Daley to announce Green Schools Challenge

Release Date: 04/17/2007
Contact Information: CONTACT: Anne Rowan, (312) 353-9391


CHICAGO (Apr. 17, 2007)

WHO: Mayor Richard M. Daley has invited EPA Administrator Stephen L. Johnson and Regional Administrator Mary A. Gade as special guests to Chicago’s Earth Day launch event.

WHAT: Administrator Johnson will make remarks and announce EPA’s new Green Schools Challenge, a regional program to teach children about the environment and help them apply what they learn to real-life situations in their schools and communities. EPA will present Chicago Public School students with a grant to help fund environmental actions.

WHERE: Daley Plaza, downtown Chicago

WHEN: Noon, Wednesday, April 18, 2007

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