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EPA Sets Public Meetings on Border XXI

Release Date: 2/10/1998
Contact Information: For more information contact the Office of External Affairs at (214) 665-2200.

To help increase citizens' participation in the continuing development of the Border XXI Program, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 6 has scheduled four meetings in February. Border XXI is a joint effort by the United States and Mexico to improve the environment and protect the public health and natural resources in the border area.

Workgroups will present their Border XXI 1997 Implementation Plans and 1996 Accomplishments Reports. Groups focusing on air and pollution prevention w ill make presentations in Las Cruces, New Mexico, and El Paso, Texas, while workgroups dealing with hazardous and solid waste and planning for emergencies will present their reports in Laredo and Eagle Pass, Texas. Question and answer periods will follow the presentations.

Air Workgroup
Pollution Prevention Workgroup

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 11, 1998

Senate Chambers, Corbett Center, New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, New Mexico


6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 12, 1998

Templeton Suite Room 313, Union East Building
University of Texas El Paso, 500 W. University Ave.
El Paso, Texas

Hazardous and Solid Waste Workgroup
Contingency Planning and Emergency Response Workgroup

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 18, 1998

Room 101, Canseco Hall
Texas A&M International University, 5201 University Blvd.
Laredo, Texas


6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 19, 1998

City Council Chambers
City of Eagle Pass, 100 S. Monroe
Eagle Pass, Texas