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THURSDAY: U.S. EPA Administrator to Travel to Houston for Energy Keynote

Release Date: 03/05/2014
Contact Information: Jennah Durant or Joe Hubbard, 214 665-2200 or R6Press@epa.gov

HOUSTON – EPA Administrator McCarthy will travel to Houston Thursday, March 6th. The Administrator will begin the day with a walking tour of the Buffalo Bayou Project alongside Houston Mayor Annise Parker and U.S. Representative Gene Green. A short press availability will follow the walking tour.

Later in the day, Administrator McCarthy will deliver a keynote address at the CERAWeek conference on energy and the environment. The Administrator’s keynote follows EPA’s announcement on Monday of cleaner fuel and car standards that will cut harmful air pollution, save money and protect people’s health. This trip is part of EPA’s continuing efforts to engage industry, local leaders and other stakeholders as EPA works to implement President Obama’s Climate Action Plan.

10:00am: Walking Tour and Press Availability with Administrator McCarthy, Houston Mayor Annise Parker and U.S. Representative Gene Green
Buffalo Bayou Project
Sabine Promenade of the Allen Parkway Bridge
Houston, Texas
*Press availability will follow walking tour at 10:30am

1pm: Administrator McCarthy CERA Keynote Address
Hilton Americas-Houston Hotel
Level 2 Ballroom
1600 Lamar Street
Houston, Texas

2:20pm: Administrator McCarthy CERA Press Availability
Press Room – Room 335C
Hilton Americas-Houston Hotel
1600 Lamar Street,
Houston, Texas