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TOMORROW: EPA EPA Chief to Discuss Environmental Protection, Jobs At Duke University

Release Date: 12/05/2011
Contact Information: Davina Marraccini, (404) 562-8293, marraccini.davina@epa.gov;

(Atlanta, Ga. – Dec. 5, 2011) – Tomorrow, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson will discuss current EPA policies and recent challenges to environmental laws in a conversation with students and faculty at Duke University. The event, sponsored by the Nicholas School of the Environment, is a part of Administrator Jackson’s ongoing efforts to speak with Americans across the country, especially students, about EPA’s work to protect people’s health and the environment and support job growth.

The event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. For additional information, visit: www.nicholas.duke.edu/deanseries


WHO: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson

WHAT: 2011 Duke Environment and Society Lecture

WHEN: 1:00 p.m. EST, Tuesday, December 6, 2011
A press availability will follow Jackson’s remarks.

WHERE: Duke University’s Reynolds Theater

      125 Science Drive
          Durham, NC 27708

          Paid parking is available in the Bryan Center deck. Overflow seating with live video will be in Griffith Theater.
HOW: Members of the news media wishing to attend should RSVP to Davina Marraccini at marraccini.davina@epa.gov