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EPA ADMINISTRATOR BROWNER TO ANNOUNCE STEPS TO REDUCE HARMFUL DIESEL FUEL EMISSIONS

Release Date: 05/17/2000
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FOR RELEASE: WEDNESDAY, MAY 17, 2000

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

EPA ADMINISTRATOR BROWNER TO ANNOUNCE STEPS
TO REDUCE HARMFUL DIESEL FUEL EMISSIONS

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Carol M. Browner will hold a press conference today to announce a new major proposal by the Clinton-Gore Administration to protect public health and the environment by producing heavy-duty trucks and buses that are up to 95% cleaner than today=s models. The details of the press conference are:

      EVEN: Administrator Browner to announce steps to
dramaticallyreduce harmful diesel fuel emissions

      DATE: Wednesday, May 17
      TIME: 2:00 p.m. (camera pre-set 1:30 p.m.)
      LOCATION: Environmental Protection Agency
      Ariel Rios -- South Building, Room 6226
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C.


DIRECTIONS: By Metro: Take the Orange/Blue Line to Federal Triangle Metro Exit. Proceed up the escalator; the south entrance of the Ariel Rios building is to the immediate left. By Taxi: Go to the south entrance of the Ariel Rios Building on 12th Street, between Pennsylvania Ave. and Constitution, look for the press conference sign at the south entrance.

White House or Capitol Hill Press Credentials are mandatory.


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