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MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Participates in North Birmingham Summer Youth Camps to provide Environmental Education


Release Date: 07/21/2015 Contact Information: James Pinkney, 404-562-9183 (direct), 404-562-8400 (main),

ATLANTA – Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) personnel will participate in 4 summer youth camps throughout the North Birmingham area in attempt to reach campers in grades K-7 affected by the environmental issues in North Birmingham.


WHAT: Environmental Education Sessions

WHEN: July 21-22, 2015 from 8:00am – 3:00pm

WHERE: Inglenook, North Birmingham, Fountain Heights, Hooper City

EPA staff will conduct environmental education sessions at the following summer camps on the following days:

Tuesday July 21, 2015

Inglenook Recreation Center: 4016-37th Avenue North; Birmingham, AL 35217 9-11:30 A.M.

North Birmingham Recreation Center: 3501- 28th Street North; Birmingham, AL 35207 12:30-3:30 P.M.

Wednesday July 22, 2015

Fountain Heights Recreation Center: 1101 North15th Avenue; Birmingham, AL 35204 9-11:30 A.M.

Hooper City Recreation Center: 3901- 4th Street West; Birmingham, AL 35207 12-3:30 P.M.

Environmental Sessions include:

Energy and Climate Change Scientific Analysis/Laboratory Activities Asthma Lead Based Paint EPA Hazardous Waste Cleanup Demonstration Activities Healthy Homes

For more information about the EPA Environmental Education Sessions contact: Heidi LeSane at, (404) 562-9074

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