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EPA Administrator to Promote Energy Efficiency During Two Events in St. Louis Wednesday, Oct. 11

Release Date: 10/10/2006
Contact Information: Dale Armstrong, (913) 551-7316,

Environmental News

    (St. Louis, Oct. 10, 2006) – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Stephen L. Johnson will appear at Washington University in St. Louis Wednesday, Oct. 11, to visit an energy efficient teaching laboratory at the university, and at Alberici Corp. in suburban Overland to promote energy efficient green buildings.

    WHAT: At Washington University, Johnson will present a $65,000 check to the National Association of College and University Business Officers to develop a national compliance assistance center in Washington, D.C., for educational institutions. The check is the first installment on a grant of up to $350,000. The university is a member of the business officers association.

    Johnson will also tour the Alberici headquarters – recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council as the "The Greenest Building in the World" – to promote energy efficient green buildings. The facility will be further honored by EPA with the Phoenix Awards Institute’s first-ever Green Building Award at the National Brownfields conference in Boston next month.

    WHERE: Washington University in St. Louis will be host for the grant announcement in the Rettner Gallery, third floor of the Laboratory Sciences Building on Throop Drive. A parking attendant will direct press to reserved parking in the three-story parking facility off Throop. Media identification is required.

    The Alberici Corp. visit will be at 8800 Page Ave., Overland, Mo.

    WHEN: Visit a Washington University energy efficient teaching laboratory Wednesday, Oct. 11, at 10:15 a.m. Grant announcement, 10:30.

    Alberici Corp visit, 1 p.m. Wednesday, followed by a short press conference.

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