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EPA Press Briefing for President's Budget for Fiscal Year 2009

Release Date: 02/01/2008
Contact Information: Shakeba Carter-Jenkins, (202) 564-4355 /

(Washington, D.C. - Feb. 1, 2008) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Stephen L. Johnson on Monday, Feb. 4, will announce President Bush's proposed budget request for the agency for Fiscal Year 2009. The budget request emphasizes progress through enhanced science and technology, market incentives and collaboration.

EPA Administrator Stephen L. Johnson


FY 2009 Budget Presentation

Monday, Feb. 4 at 2 p.m. EST (Please arrive by 1:30 p.m. EST to facilitate security clearance)

Note: White House or Capitol Hill credentials are required. Any broadcaster wanting live coverage must work with EPA Facilities Office beforehand. For any questions, call the contact number listed above.

EPA East Building (former ICC building)
U.S. Administrative Courtroom (Room 1153), first floor
1201 Constitution Ave. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20460

Metro: Take either the Orange or Blue Line to Federal Triangle Exit;
take the escalator to the top of the exit. Make a 180-degree turn to 12th Street,
then walk right to Constitution Avenue, then turn right. The entrance to EPA East building is near
the corner of 12th and Constitution Avenue. From the guard's desk press will be escorted to the briefing.