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*****MEDIA ADVISORY*****

JUSTICE DEPARTMENT AND EPA OFFICIALS TO TOUR
VILLAGE CREEK SITE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 19, 2011

JUSTICE DEPARTMENT AND EPA OFFICIALS TO TOUR VILLAGE CREEK SITE

BIRMINGHAM – Ignacia S. Moreno, Assistant Attorney General of the Environment and Natural Resources Division; Joyce White Vance, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama; and Gwen Keyes Fleming, Regional Administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, will tour a site on Village Creek in Ensley on WEDNESDAY AT 8:20 A.M.

The tour precedes a 10 a.m. public listening session on environmental justice issues with the Justice Department and EPA officials at the East Ensley Branch of the Birmingham Public Library. Reporters and cameras are welcome on the Village Creek tour. A brief availability for questions will follow the tour.

WHO: Ignacia S. Moreno, Assistant Attorney General of the Environment and Natural Resources Division
Joyce White Vance, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama
Gwen Keyes Fleming, Regional Administrator, EPA
WHAT:          Media Availability on Justice Department and EPA’s focus on Environmental Justice
WHEN:         

WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2011
8:20 A.M. CDT

WHERE:      

Village Creek footbridge
11th Street and Avenue M
Ensley, AL 35218


NOTE: All media must present government-issued photo I.D. (such as a driver’s license) and valid media credentials. Press inquiries regarding logistics should be directed to Peggy Sanford at peggy.sanford@usdoj.gov.

 

 

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