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Important News Release Distribution Change

Release Date: 08/13/2007
Contact Information: Martin Kessler, (913) 551-7236,

Environmental News


(Kansas City, Kan., August 13, 2007) – EPA Region 7, which includes Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska, will begin immediately making its news releases available electronically through the Agency’s free e-mail distribution system. News releases will not be sent by fax after Friday, August 17.

Anyone wishing to receive EPA Region 7 news releases may go to our News & Events Web site and click on the link “Get Region 7 news releases by e-mail.” Add your e-mail during the sign-up process, and select the subjects on which you wish to receive releases. You may also choose to receive all release subjects. You will receive an e-mail confirming that you have subscribed successfully.

Please note that releases will come from "U.S. EPA" at the address "" is the name of the company EPA has chosen to provide this service. “Region 7” will be in the subject line of each e-mail and the releases will be in the body of the e-mails in a plain-text format.

We at Region 7 are eagerly looking forward to electronic distribution. We believe it will benefit you and us by getting news releases out more quickly and in a form that you can cut and paste instead of having to retype. As always, news releases will continue to be posted here on the Region 7 Web site.

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