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Wednesday, April 22: EPA to Hold Earth Day Festival and Open House at Headquarters

Release Date: 04/21/2009
Contact Information: Enesta Jones, 202-564-7873 / 4355 /

(Washington, D.C. – April 21, 2009) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold an Earth Day Festival and Open House on April 22 as the agency’s celebration of Earth Month draws to a close. The festival and open house will give the public an opportunity to see some of the ways EPA protects human health and the environment.

The festival will take place outside EPA headquarters at 12th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, from noon to 2:30 p.m. It will feature EPA exhibits, hands-on experiments and demonstrations by EPA scientists, live music, dancing and art.

The festival is free and open to the public.

Who: EPA scientists and employees, the EPA band and mascots, senior EPA officials,
and George S. Hawkins, Director of the District Department of the Environment

What: EPA’s 1st Earth Day Festival and Open House

When: Wednesday, April 22, 2009
Noon – 2:30 p.m.

Where: EPA Headquarters
1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, D.C. at 12th Street on the Green Lawn