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GLIN==> EPA ADMINISTRATOR LEAVITT AND OSWEGO MAYOR GOSEK TOUR PORT OF OSWEGO AND LAKE ONTARIO



Submitted by Karen Delly Delly.Karen@epamail.epa.gov
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PRESS ADVISORY

Region 2 - New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands
290 Broadway, New York, New York 10007-1866
www.epa.gov/region2

EPA Administrator Leavitt and Oswego Mayor Gosek Tour Port of Oswego and
Lake Ontario

Lisa Lybbert, EPA
(202) 251-3354 mobile

Mike Basile, EPA
(716) 285-8842 office
(646) 369-0055 mobile

Ben Banta, Mayor Gosek
(315) 952-5600

For Release: Monday, August 9, 2004

(#04127) Oswego, New York -- On Tuesday August 10, EPA Administrator Mike
Leavitt will join Mayor John J. Gosek of Oswego on a boat tour of the port
and Lake Ontario from Wright's Landing, Oswego, NY at 4:00 PM to discuss
implementation of the new Great Lakes Executive Order. The media will ride
on the vessel with the Administrator and the Mayor. There will be an
opportunity for the media to ask questions mid tour, as well as during a
brief question and answer session directly following the tour. The
Administrator is meeting with elected officials and stakeholders throughout
the Great Lakes states this summer, encouraging their partnership and input
in the formulation of the Great Lakes Task Force to address the challenges
in the Great Lakes Basin.

WHO:
EPA Administrator Mike Leavitt
Mayor of Oswego, John J. Gosek

WHAT:
Tour of the Port of Oswego and Lake Ontario
Discuss Great Lakes Executive Order

WHEN:
Tuesday, August 10, 2004
4:30 PM - departure from port (media is asked to board at 4:15pm)

5:30 PM - return to port

WHERE:
Meeting Location Oswego Maritime Museum - at the foot of West 1st Street,
Oswego


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