National Forum on Water Quality Trading set for July 22-23

Industry members will spend two days this summer learning about market innovations to restore watersheds and meet water quality goals with greater efficiency.

May 16, 2003 -- Industry members will spend two days this summer learning about market innovations to restore watersheds and meet water quality goals with greater efficiency. The National Forum on Water Quality Trading will be held at the Courtyard by Marriott in Downtown Chicago on July 22-23, 2003.

Participants will learn the trading state-of-the-art from practitioners and leaders in the agricultural community, state environmental agencies, municipal and industrial dischargers, and other watershed interests. Interactive sessions will answer your questions on water quality trading's potential benefits, implementation challenges and solutions, and what's next for this innovative approach.

This event is designed to give attendees the latest information in trading implementation and ample opportunities for dialogue with your peers and experts in the field.

The forum is sponsored by the U.S. EPA, U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service, and the Water Environment Federation. Registration for the Forum is FREE.

Email your name, title, organization, telephone and fax number, and your email address to wynn.lynda@epa.gov Hotel reservations can be made by calling 312-329-2500. A block of rooms is available at a conference rate of $155.00; mention the "EPA Water Quality" Forum. Transportation and other hotel information is available at www.courtyard.com/chiwb


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