FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
DATE:  August 26, 2005
CONTACT: Gretchen Arnold, Program Director of Pollution Prevention Partnership, (361) 825-3070; Melissa Goonan, Public Affairs Manager, (361) 825-2337

************************************PHOTO/MEDIA OPPORTUNITY**********************************

WHAT:          2005 Clean Air Fair

WHEN:          Sunday, August 28 from 4 to 7 p.m.

WHERE:        Whataburger Field parking lot

VISUALS:     The fair will feature The University of Texas’ solar car, a 16-foot panel van that monitors a variety of gases in the air, and hybrid, propane and natural gas vehicles.


A&M-Corpus Christi’s Pollution Prevention Partnership to Host the 2005 Clean Air Fair

The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s Pollution Prevention Partnership program and the Corpus Christi Air Quality group will host the 2005 Clean Air Fair on Sunday, August 28 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Whataburger Field parking lot.

During the fair, vehicles with pollutant emissions will receive a free tune-up to bring the vehicle up to standards; hybrid, propane and compressed natural gas vehicles will be available for a test drive; and participants will be able to view the University of Texas’ solar car and meet the students who built it.

The fair will also feature a “Battle of the Garage Bands” between local groups:

“Boots;” “Still Crazy;” and “Carl Lewis and the Dead Beats.”