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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 073-01
April 19, 2001

Pentagon Hosts Earth Day Event

In celebration of Earth Day, the Pentagon will host a three-day event, April 23-25, where vendors will display renewable technologies, recycling, alternative fuels/transportation and water and energy conservation concepts. The event opens each day at 8 a.m. EDT, and runs to 3 p.m. on the Pentagon's main concourse.

As part of Earth Day recognition, a special demonstration by the University of Southern Mississippi (USM) School of Polymers will take place on Tuesday, April 24, at 10:30 a.m. in the Pentagon Auditorium, Room 5A1070. At that time, USM will explain its new technology for low odor, low-volatile organic compounds paint that exceeds all environmental initiatives. The Pentagon plans to use this paint in a segment of its current renovation program.

The Pentagon's Earth Day celebration is open for media coverage. The point of contact is Glenn Flood, (703) 695-6294.