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EPA ADMINISTRATOR BROWNER & AGRICULTURE SECRETARY GLICKMAN TO ANNOUNCE STEPS TO ELIMINATE MTBE AND TO INCREASE USE OF RENEWABLE ADDITIVES

Release Date: 03/20/2000
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FOR RELEASE: MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2000


EPA ADMINISTRATOR BROWNER & AGRICULTURE
SECRETARY GLICKMAN TO ANNOUNCE STEPS TO ELIMINATE MTBE AND TO INCREASE USE OF RENEWABLE ADDITIVES



Washington, D.C. -- Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Carol Browner and Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman will hold a press conference to announce actions the Clinton-Gore Administration is taking to eliminate the fuel additive MTBE in order to protect America’s water resources and to promote the use of renewable additives, like ethanol. The details of the press conference are:


DATE: Monday, March 20, 2000

TIME: 1:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Environmental Protection Agency
Ariel Rios -- South Building, Room 6226
1200 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
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. Follow the signs to the press conference. 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 required.



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