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Program to examine relationship between waste management, climate change

An interactive television program on climate change will be presented at New Mexico State University on Thursday, Dec. 7. "Why 'Waste' a Cool Planet: MSW Solutions for Global Climate Change" will be broadcast from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Room 81 of Milton Hall.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Climate and Waste Program produced the program in partnership with several national solid waste and governmental organizations. The interactive program is designed to inform people about the relationship between solid waste management and climate change and will feature climate change experts, businesses and state and local governments. Viewers will have the opportunity to call in during the forum with questions.

WERC: A Consortium for Environmental Education and Technology Development is sponsoring the NMSU broadcast. The program is free and open to the public. For more information contact J. Kim McNutt at (505) 646-1731 or 1-800-523-5996, or Helen Edgington at (505) 646-3700.

Nov. 30, 2000