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Whiteman & Dept. of Commerce Undersecretary Bodman Will Launch Enhanced Air Quality Forecasting Systems

Release Date: 05/05/2003
Contact Information:

EPA Office of Media Relations, David Deegan, 202-564-7839
Dept. of Commerce/NOAA External Affairs, Bob Hopkins, 202-482-4640

(05/05/03) On Tuesday, May 6 at 10:00 a.m., EPA Administrator Christie Whitman will be joined by Dept. of Commerce Deputy Secretary Sam Bodman in announcing a partnership between EPA and the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to improve air quality forecasting. This event will include a signing ceremony as well as demonstration of new technology that will significantly enhance the ability to forecast air quality related to ground-level ozone and fine particulates.

          WHO: EPA Administrator Christie Whitman
          Dept. of Commerce Deputy Secretary Sam Bodman

          WHAT: Signing ceremony and demonstration of new air quality forecast system.

          WHEN: Tuesday, May 6 at 10:00 a.m.

          WHERE: Dept. of Commerce Building
          Room 4830
          Main Entrance, 14th Street & Constitution Ave.