Air Quality Teleconference Topic (135)

NASHVILLE,Tenn.– New air quality standards will be the subject of a free July 24 teleconference offered through the University of Tennessee’s Center for Industrial Services.

 Officials of the Environmental Protection Agency will explain the new regulations for ozone and particulate matter during the conference, set for noon – 3 p.m. (CDT) in Jackson, Nashville, Murfreesboro and Memphis and from 1 – 4 p.m. (EDT) in Chattanooga, Freeport and Knoxville. Seating will be on a first come, first served basis.

 The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation’s Small Business Assistance Program is joining UT in sponsoring the teleconference.

 Information on signing up for a local session or for obtaining satellite downlink information is available by calling 615-532-8657 or from the CIS web site at www.cis.utk.edu.

 The Center for Industrial Services is a unit of UT’s Institute for Public Service.

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 Contact: Amanda McGill 615-532-5048