WASHINGTON - August 27 -
What: U.S. PIRG press conference
to release Danger in the Air: A 2001 Ozone Season Summary analyzing state-by-state
ground level ozone (smog) data from a network of more than a thousand local ozone
monitors. The report includes a full analysis of the 2001 season and preliminary
data for the summer of 2002 for 20 states and the District of Columbia.
The author will discuss policy implications
of the data, including the harmful effects of a Bush Administration proposal to
allow industrial polluters to avoid installing new pollution controls.
Who: Rebecca Stanfield, U.S.
PIRG staff attorney and author of the report Public health advocates
When: Thursday, August 29,
2002 at 10:30 am.
Where: Garfield Park on Capitol
Hill at the intersection of 2nd Street, SE and South Carolina Ave, SE.
Rain Location: 2105 Rayburn
House Office Building.
Visuals: Kids playing on park
equipment near a highway and coal fired power plant. Map illustrating state-by-state
data. Display of ad produced by U.S. PIRG and other national environmental organizations
currently running in DC Metro stations.