EPA to hold public meeting for 2003 Report to Congress

EPA will hold a meeting to discuss its 2003 Report to Congress on the Impacts and Control of Combined Sewer Overflows and Sanitary Sewer Overflows on June 24-25 at in Washington, DC.


May 2, 2003 -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a meeting to provide people with an opportunity to discuss EPA's 2003 Report to Congress on the Impacts and Control of Combined Sewer Overflows (CSOs) and Sanitary Sewer Overflows (SSOs) on June 24-25, 2003 at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, DC.

The is report, due in December 2003, will investigate environmental and human health impacts of CSOs and SSOs, resources spent by municipalities to control these impacts, and technologies for controlling these impacts.

EPA's Office of Water invites members of the regulated community, public health officials, representatives of environmental groups, and the general public to comment on preliminary findings of the 2003 report and to discuss the report's implications for national policy.

EPA will present the results of the data collection, request verification of information and data sources, and solicit input on findings and interpretations. A detailed agenda will follow closer to the meeting date.

For planning purposes, please register by e-mailing before June 10, 2003.

In the e-mail 2003RtCStakeholders@sra.com, please include your name and your affiliation or organization.

If you have any questions regarding the report or the meeting, please contact Kevin Debell in EPA's Office of Wastewater Management at debell.kevin@epa.gov or at 202-564-0040.


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