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Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development Review of U.S. Environmental Performance

Release Date: 01/09/2006
Contact Information: Suzanne Ackerman, 202-564-4355 /

(Washington, D.C.-Jan. 9, 2006) The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Environmental Performance Review (EPR) represents the only internationally authoritative analysis of a country's environmental performance. All 30 OECD member nations have been evaluated twice since the program's inception. The EPR of the United States being released today is the first since 1995 and captures the Administration's most significant accomplishments in the area of environmental and natural resources management.

Who: EPA Administrator Stephen L. Johnson
U.S. Ambassador to the OECD Constance Morella
EPA Assistant Administrator for International Affairs Judith E. Ayres
Deputy Secretary General of the OECD Kiyo Akasaka

What: Public Release of OECD Environmental Performance Review of the United States

When: Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2006
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Where: U.S. EPA Headquarters
Ariel Rios North Building - Rachel Carson Room
1200 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W.
Washington, D.C.
(Metro: Orange or Blue Lines to Federal Triangle
station. Turn left at top of escalators and enter
through Ariel Rios SOUTH building)

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