EPA, Justice Department, and State of California to announce major San Francisco Bay Clean Water Act settlement on Apr. 29

EPA, Justice Department, and State of California to announce major San Francisco Bay Clean Water Act settlement on Apr. 29

SAN FRANCISCO – April 28, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — Tomorrow, April 29, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Justice, and the State of California will announce a major Clean Water Act settlement with Lehigh Southwest Cement Co. and Hanson Permanente Cement Inc. to protect water quality in Permanente Creek and San Francisco Bay.

Who: Jared Blumenfeld, U.S. EPA Region 9, Regional Administrator
John Cruden, U.S. Department of Justice, Assistant Attorney General
Bruce Wolfe, San Francisco Regional Water Quality Board, Executive Officer
Brian Nelson, California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris, General Counsel

When: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 — 11:00 AM 

Where:Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve, Cupertino, Calif. On Rancho San Antonio Service Road, park in area signed “EPA Press Event” at last parking lot on the right. Follow signs and staff directions to Permanente Creek Trail, walk 0.3 mi to press event at bridge.

RSVP: News media please RSVP to Suzanne Skadowski, 415-972-3165, "> with your media affiliation and contact information.

Note: Wear appropriate footwear and clothing for outdoor event on rough terrain. If bringing a news van or truck, please RSVP for special parking instructions. If you require special accommodations for disability, please RSVP for special parking instructions.

Contact Information: Suzanne Skadowski, U.S. EPA, 415-972-3165,

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