WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson and David O’Neill of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), joined by Mayor Vincent C. Gray and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton of the District of Columbia, will announce the creation of The Anacostia River Revitalization Fund. The Fund will invest $1 million in restoration activities this year, with a total goal of investing $5 million over the next three years to protect and restore the Anacostia River and to create a national model for watershed conservation. 

WHAT: Announcement of Anacostia River Revitalization Fund

WHO: Lisa P. Jackson, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency

Vincent C. Gray, Mayor, District of Columbia 
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton 
David O’Neill, Director of Eastern Partnership Office, NFWF
WHEN: 10:00 a.m. Friday, March 9, 2012 

WHERE: Marvin Gaye ParkNannie Helen Burroughs Ave and Division Ave NE
Washington, DC 20019

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