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EPA Administrator Jackson Will Join Congressional Delegation to Netherlands

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

EPA Administrator Jackson Will Join Congressional Delegation to Netherlands

Administrator to join Congressional leaders touring
world-class water management and flood protection system

Contact: Brendan Gilfillan, 202-564-2081 / 4355 /

(Washington, DC – May 13, 2009) U.S. EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson is scheduled to join a Congressional delegation to the Netherlands from May 26-28. Administrator Jackson, a New Orleans native, will join U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu, members of Congress, state and local officials and others on a three day tour of the Netherlands’ comprehensive flood control system. EPA does work through several programs, such as smart growth and wetlands preservation, that focuses on flood mitigation. 

WHO:        EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu, members of Congress, state and local officials

WHAT:      Congressional Delegation to the Netherlands.

WHEN:      Tuesday, May 26 – Thursday, May 28

                 Tuesday, May 26, 2009
                 Amsterdam: Site visit and briefings.

                 Wednesday, May 27, 2009
                 The Hague: Briefings

                 Thursday, May 28, 2009
                 Rotterdam: Site visits and briefings.

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