September 12th, 2001


U.S. Postal Service Still Operating

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 12, 2001 - 11am

Still Moving! Nation's postal employees are delivering

WASHINGTON D.C. - Postal employees across the country are continuing
to maintain normal collection, processing and delivery operations
following yesterday's tragic events in New York City and Washington,

"The best thing we can do for America right now is to keep the mail
moving," said Postmaster General John E. Potter.

Mail continues to flow to its destinations and POST OFFICES throughout
the country ARE OPEN to serve customers. The only exceptions are the
portions of New York City most severely impacted by yesterdayâ??s

Since nationwide air transportation was suspended by the Federal
Aviation Administration (FAA), an expanded ground transportation