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MONDAY: EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Congressional Black Caucus, Host Environmental Justice Tour in North Charleston

Release Date: 04/16/2010
Contact Information: Carl Terry,, (404) 562-8327

April 16, 2010

WHAT: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Administrator Lisa P. Jackson will travel to Charleston, SC with members of the Congressional Black Caucus (Congressman James E. Clyburn and Delegate Donna M. Christensen), as a part of the joint EPA-CBC tour to highlight the impact of environmental issues on underserved communities throughout the country.
          Administrator Jackson will visit Chicora Elementary School, to recognize Chicora for its participation in EPA’s outdoor monitoring for toxic air pollution initiative. Chicora is the only school in South Carolina to participate in this initiative. Administrator Jackson’s will also participate in a roundtable discussion of environmental justice issues with local environmental leaders.

WHO: EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson
        Congressman James E. Clyburn (D-SC)
        Delegate Donna M. Christensen (D-VI)
        Charleston County School District Superintendent Dr. Nancy McGinley
        Charleston County School District Board of Trustees Chair Ruth Jordan
          Local business and environmental leaders
WHEN: Monday, April 19, 2010


2:00PM – Visit Chicora Elementary School

Location: 1912 Success Avenue, North Charleston, SC

2:30PM – Press availability

3:15PM –Roundtable discussion with

Location: North Charleston City Hall
2500 City Hall Lane, North Charleston, SC

4:30PM – Press availability

PLEASE RSVP: Accredited members of the media who would like to interview Administrator Lisa P. Jackson and/or attend the Environmental Justice Tour in Jackson, should email or call (404)-562-8327 by Saturday, April 16 to RSVP. Please include your name, contact and media affiliation in your request.