News Releases from Region 06
U.S. EPA to Announce Funding to Create Parks and Community Gardens
DALLAS – On Wednesday, May 31, U.S. EPA Acting Regional Administrator Sam Coleman will announce funding to assess and clean up contaminated properties in Austin, Texas. EPA will be joined by Steve Adler, mayor of Austin, as well as other state and local officials to highlight the importance of transforming vacant and unused properties into productive sites benefiting the community and local economy.
WHO: Sam Coleman, Acting Regional Administrator, U.S. EPA
Steve Adler, Mayor, City of Austin
Dr. Bryan Shaw, Chair, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Elaine Hart, Interim City Manager, City of Austin
Richard McHale, Director, Austin Resource Recovery Interim Assistant Director
Christine Whitney, Manager, Austin Resource Recovery Program
WHAT: Brief remarks, followed by media availability.
WHEN: Wednesday, May 31, 2017
WHERE: City Hall Newsroom and Atrium
301 W 2nd Street
Austin, TX, 78701
RSVP: Credentialed press who would like to attend this event, or for more information, please contact Jennah Durant or Joe Hubbard at 214 665-2200 or R6Press@epa.gov.
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