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Whitman to Announce Innovative Clean water Policy

Release Date: 01/10/2003
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CONTACT: John Millett 202-564-7842/

(01/10/03) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Christie Whitman will announce a new water quality trading policy to cut discharges into the nation’s waterways from industry, cities, and agriculture. Joining Whitman will be federal, state, and municipal environmental protection officials and representatives of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and a leading independent research institute.

WHO: Christie Whitman, EPA Administrator
G. Tracy Mehan III, EPA Assistant Administrator for Water
          Bruce Knight, Chief, Natural Resources Conservation Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture Paul Faeth, Executive Vice President and Managing Director, World Resources Institute
          Tom Morrissey Director of Planning and Standards, Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection
Thomas R. “Buddy” Morgan, General Manger, Water Works and
Sanitary Sewer Board, Montgomery, Ala.

WHAT: Announce EPA Water Quality Trading Policy

WHEN: Monday January 13, 2003, 2:30 p.m.

WHERE: Murrow Room, National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor, Washington, D.C.