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- Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2008 17:26:55 -0500
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For Immediate Release No. 08-OPA006
EPA HOSTS MEETING ON SAGINAW BAY ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES JAN. 31, 7 P.M.
CHICAGO (Jan. 22, 2008) — U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Great
Lakes National Program Office will host a meeting to update the
public on a variety of environmental issues affecting Michigan’s
Saginaw Bay and Lake Huron. The meeting will be held from 7 to 9
p.m., Thursday, Jan. 31., at Saginaw Valley University’s Curtiss
Hall, Banquet Rooms A & B, 7400 Bay Rd., University Center, Mich.
The meeting will bring the public up-to-date on issues affecting the
bay including nutrient levels, invasive species, chemical
contamination and EPA’s cleanup activities in the area. A
question-and-answer session will follow presentations by EPA staff.
Saginaw River and Bay has been identified as a Great Lakes “Area of
Concern.” This international designation applies to very polluted
areas along the shores of the Great Lakes.
For more information or special accommodations at the meeting,
contact Patti Krause, EPA Community Involvement Coordinator,
800-621-8431, Ext. 69506, weekdays 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
EPA advertisements about the meeting will be published Jan. 23 in the
Saginaw News, Midland Daily News and Bay City Times.
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Community Involvement Coordinator
U.S. EPA - Office of Public Affairs
77 W. Jackson Blvd. (P-19J)
Chicago, IL 60604
fax (312) 353-1155