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U.S. EPA TO HOLD 11TH INTERNATIONAL HAZARDOUS SPILLS CONFERENCE IN PHILADELPHIA APRIL 21-24

 U.S. EPA TO HOLD 11TH INTERNATIONAL HAZARDOUS SPILLS
 CONFERENCE IN PHILADELPHIA APRIL 21-24
 PHILADELPHIA, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, in conjunction with the federal National Response Team, will hold the 11th International Hazardous Spills Conference Tuesday-Friday, April 21-24, at the Wyndham Franklin Plaza Hotel, 17th and Race streets, Philadelphia.
 The conference will examine how nations, states, local communities and industry prepare for, respond to and prevent accidents involving hazardous materials.
 A highlight of the conference will be a simulated hazardous spill demonstrating how emergency response activities should be handled. The Philadelphia Fire Department will hold the exercise April 21 beginning at 1 p.m. at the Rohm and Haas Company located at 6th and Market streets in Philadelphia.
 The National Response Team has held this international conference every two years since the early 1970s, bringing together representatives from the chemical industry, related federal, state and local government agencies, health and medical professionals and other interested groups. This year's focus will include discussions about major new legislation such as the Clean Air and Oil Pollution Acts and the Hazardous Materials Transportation Uniform Safety Act.
 To register for the conference, call or write to: Sonja Cohen, Technical Resources, Inc., 3202 Tower Oaks Blvd., Suite 200, Rockville, Md., 20852; telephone: 301-231-5250, fax: 301-231-6377. The registration fee is $175.
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 /Editors: For more information about the conference or to get a copy of the scheduled events, call the U.S. EPA Region III Office: Terri White, 215-597-6925, or Alan Brown, 215-597-3184. Press passes to the conference are available./
 /CONTACT: Terri White of the U.S. EPA, 215-597-6925/ CO: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; National Response Team ST: Pennsylvania IN: SU:


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