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EPA Honors Clean Water Partners for the 21st Century
Release Date: 03/25/2003
Contact: John Millett 202-564-7842 / firstname.lastname@example.org
(03/25/03) Recognizing the critical role that local governments play in protecting our nation’s waters, EPA Administrator Christie Whitman and Assistant Administrator for Water G. Tracy Mehan III will present awards to local agencies from across the United States in ceremonies at EPA headquarters. As part of the celebration of the Year of Clean Water proclaimed by President George W. Bush, EPA’s Office of Water is recognizing extraordinary actions taken by local governments to protect watersheds over and above the requirements of the Clean Water Act. This includes such actions as protecting and restoring rivers, lakes, streams, and wetlands and initiating innovative local pollution prevention programs.
- WHO: EPA Administrator Christie Whitman
Assistant Administrator for Water G. Tracy Mehan III
Clean Water Partner Award winners
- WHAT: Clean Water Partners for the 21st Century Awards Ceremony
- WHEN: Tues., April 1, 2003, 8:45 a.m.
- WHERE: EPA Headquarters
3rd floor, Ariel Rios North Building
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
(Metro exit for blue/orange lines is Federal Triangle. As you exit the metro
escalator go right into building entrance.)
MORE INFORMATION: www.cleanwaterpartners.org
- NOTE: Reporters attending need to bring credentials. Credentials mean: photo identification,
card from the news organization with your name and title, White House or Congressional IDs.