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EPA Administrator to Return to Gulf Region to Oversee Ongoing Response to the BP Oil Spill


WASHINGTON - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa P. Jackson returned to the Gulf Coast on Sunday to monitor EPA's on-the-ground response to the BP oil spill and speak with residents about efforts to mitigate the spill's impact on the region.

This marks Administrator Jackson's third visit to the gulf region since the oil spill began. During her trip, the administrator will visit the command center in Robert, La. and will also travel to Venice and New Orleans. She will remain in the gulf region until Tuesday. Additional details on the trip will be released as they become available.

More information on EPA's efforts in the gulf and for the latest air, water, sediment and underwater dispersant monitoring data: http://www.epa.gov/bpspill
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