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ALA Applauds the Reopening of Five EPA Libraries

PRESS RELEASE WASHINGTON – The American Library Association welcomed the reopening of five Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) libraries on September 30.  With significant pressure from Congress, the EPA took steps to reopen the five locations in: Chicago (Region 5); Dallas (Region 6); Kansas City (Region 7); and the EPA Headquarters Repository and the…

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EPA Libraries Reopen!!!

The five Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) libraries that were closed have reopened today.  The EPA has followed through on what was stated in their Report to Congress on the state of the EPA National Library Network: The five libraries that were closed will be reopened on or before September 30,…

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Jim Rettig Testifies on EPA Libraries

Today, ALA President-elect Jim Rettig testified before the U.S. House of Representatives on the closure of libraries at the Environmental Protection Agency. Speaking to the House Committee on Science and Technology’s Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight, Mr. Rettig spoke to several questions that have raised alarm bells within the library…

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