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EPA Administrator Mike Leavitt to Announce Federal Funding for Great Lakes

Release Date: 01/28/2004
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Media Alert

Phillippa Cannon 312-353-6218
Cathy Milbourn 202-564-7824

(01/28/2004) - On January 29, EPA Administrator Mike Leavitt will announce the President’s 2005 budget request to address the cleanup of contaminated sediment in some of the most polluted parts of the Great Lakes ecosystem.

    Who: Mike Leavitt, EPA Administrator
Jim Connaughton, White House Council on Environmental Quality
    What: Announcement of President’s budget request for Great Lakes cleanup
    When: Thursday, January 29
11:30 a.m. EST
    Where: Dossin Great Lakes Museum
100 Strand Drive
Belle Isle, Detroit

Directions: From East Jefferson near Grand Boulevard, cross the Belle Isle Bridge and drive 1.5 miles on the outer island drive.