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For Immediate Release July 13, 2004
Media Contact: Julie Petersen   (803) 952-7697


Media Advisory: Media Day On SRS Accelerated Cleanup

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AIKEN, S.C. (July 13, 2004)-Congressman J. Gresham Barrett will join senior officials of the U.S. Department of Energy-Headquarters (DOE-HQ) at the Savannah River Site (SRS) on Monday, July 19, 2004, to discuss the Site's accelerated cleanup activities. DOE-HQ officials include: Lee Otis, DOE General Counsel; Jill Sigal, DOE Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs; and Dr. Ines Triay, DOE Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Office of Environmental Management. David Wilson, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC), will also attend.

News organizations are invited to attend the briefings and tours July 19, beginning at 10 AM and concluding by 2 PM.

Arrangements for those wishing to participate on Monday, July 19 are as follows:

  • Contact Fran Poda, Westinghouse Savannah River Company (WSRC) Public Affairs, at 803.208.3925 by NOON Thursday, July 15, with name (U.S. citizenship only) and news organization;

  • Arrive at the SRS Badge Office on July 19 by 9:30 AM (directions provided upon request);

  • Must present two forms of identification, one of which must be a picture ID.

  • On-site transportation will be provided by SRS.




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