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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 039-04
August 12, 2004

DoD, EPA Officials to Address Military Environmental Group

           Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Environment, Safety and Occupational Health Alex Beehler will address the opening session at the 9th Annual Joint Services Environmental Management Conference in San Antonio, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 17.  Beeheler's remarks will follow opening comments by Stephen L. Johnson, deputy administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.  Edwin Pinero, acting Federal Environmental Executive in the executive office of the president, also is scheduled to speak during the session. The event begins at 8:30 a.m. CDT in the Lila Cockrell Theater of the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center and is open for press coverage.

          A media availability with the speakers will be held at 10 a.m. in the Marriott River Center Hotel, 3rd Floor Ballroom Level, Room 8.  The point of contact for the media availability is Jan Larkin, (508) 274-7020.

          Information on the Joint Services Environmental Management Conference may be found at http://www.jsemconference.com .