EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan, St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones, and Congresswoman Cori Bush to Visit Drinking Water Treatment Plant and Highlight Water Infrastructure Needs

The group will tour the facility and speak about water infrastructure and the need for federal investments like those in Biden’s American Jobs Plan

May 4, 2021 | 2 min reading time

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael S. Regan, in his first visit as Administrator to St. Louis, MO, will join St. Louis Mayor Tishaura O. Jones and Congresswoman Cori Bush at the Chain of Rocks Water Treatment Plant to tour part of the facility and speak to press about the needs for water infrastructure investment. Parts of the facility still in operation date back more than 100 years and the city is facing hundreds of millions of dollars in needed upgrades for improved reliability and resiliency in the coming years. President Biden’s American Jobs Plan includes $111 billion in water infrastructure investments in local communities across the country.

WHO: St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones, EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan, Congresswoman Cori Bush, City of St. Louis Director of Public Utilities Curt Skouby

WHAT: Press conference on drinking water infrastructure needs in St. Louis, MO

WHEN: Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 11:30 a.m. CT, press should be on-site and set-up no later than 11:15 a.m. CT

WHERE: Chain of Rocks Drinking Water Treatment Plant, 10450 Riverview Dr, St. Louis, MO 63137

Media guidance to the location of the press conference will be provided at the entrance.

Press must RSVP to Nick Dunne, PIO for the Mayor’s office, at dunnen@stlouis-mo.gov, by EOD on Tuesday, May 4. There will be limited capacity at the event site and it may be necessary to restrict total attendees. All in attendance must wear masks.

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