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Administrator Whitman Joins the Navy League in Groundbreaking for First Green Building in Arlington County

Release Date: 04/11/2003
Contact Information:

EPA Contact: Cathy Milbourn, 202-564-7824 /
Navy League Contact: Ramona Joyce, 703-312-1581

(04/11/03) On Monday, April 14, at 10:00 a.m., EPA Administrator Whitman will join Timothy O. Fanning, National President, Navy League of the United States* at the groundbreaking ceremony of their new headquarters building. The ceremony will take place at 2300 Wilson Boulevard, in Arlington, Virginia. This 214,000 square foot building is the first building to be approved for construction by Arlington County as a “green building” and the first to be designated as such by the U.S. Green Building Council. The Council is the nation's foremost coalition of leaders from across the building industry working to promote buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable and healthy places to live and work.
      WHO: Christie Whitman U.S. EPA Administrator
              Timothy O. Fanning National President, Navy League of the United States
      WHAT: Groundbreaking Ceremony for Arlington’s First Green Building, The Navy League Headquarters
      WHEN: Monday, April 14, 2003 - 10:00 a.m.

WHERE: 2300 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, Virginia/Court House Metro Stop-
Orange Line

*The Navy League of the United States is a non-profit, civilian organization dedicated to supporting the men and women serving our nation in the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and U.S.- flag Merchant Marine. The organization was founded in 1902 with the mission is to educate elected officials and the general public as to the conditions of U.S. naval and maritime forces and to encourage active civilian support of the Sea Services through a network of 290 councils located throughout the U.S., and around the world.