ADVISORY: Rep. Sewell to Tour Birmingham Superfund Site
BIRMINGHAM, AL - On Wednesday, August 22, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell will join EPA officials and state and local lawmakers for a tour of Birmingham’s 35th Avenue site designated for EPA cleanup through the agency’s Superfund program. The tour of the EPA Superfund cleanup will be open to press.
At the start of the tour, Rep. Sewell, Mayor Randall Woodfin, EPA Region 4 Superfund Division Director Franklin Hill, Birmingham City Councilor William Parker, and State Rep. Mary Moore will host a brief press avail and take questions on the state of cleanup and the path forward for the Superfund site. To RSVP, email Kierra.firstname.lastname@example.org.
TOUR OF 35TH AVENUE SUPERFUND SITE:
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
(Press should arrive by 11:45AM for setup)
Old Carver High School
3400 33rd Terrace North
Birmingham, AL 35207
Rep. Terri Sewell, Mayor Randall Woodfin, Councilor William Parker, State Rep. Mary Moore, and other state and local elected officials will be present for the tour, led by EPA officials. Open to press.
The tour will include one site which has been restored by the EPA’s Superfund program, and one site in which restorations are underway.
Rep. Terri Sewell, Mayor Randall Woodfin, EPA Region 4 Superfund Division Director Franklin Hill, Councilor William Parker, and State Rep. Mary Moore will give brief remarks on the state of cleanup and the path forward for the 35th Street site, after which press will have an opportunity to ask questions. Questions on the recent corruption trial will be excluded from the press conference.
Rep. Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) is serving her fourth term representing Alabama’s 7th Congressional district. She sits on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and was recently appointed to the powerful House Ways and Means Committee. Sewell is a Chief Deputy Whip and serves on the prestigious Steering and Policy Committee of the Democratic Caucus. She is also a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, and serves as Vice Chair of the Congressional Voting Rights Caucus, and Vice Chair of Outreach for the New Democrat Coalition.