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MONDAY: EPA Administrator to Make Clean Air Act Announcement as Part of the President’s Climate Action Plan

Release Date: 05/30/2014
Contact Information: EPA Press Office, 202-564-4355, press@epa.gov

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NEWS MEDIA ADVISORY

(Washington, D.C., May 30, 2014) - Monday, June 2 at 10:30 a.m. EDT, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy will deliver remarks on what steps EPA is taking under the Clean Air Act to carry out President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to cut carbon pollution from existing power plants, the single largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States. The announcement will outline a common sense and flexible approach to cut harmful pollution, protect public health, continue economic growth, and spur innovation.

WHO: Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator

WHAT: EPA Clean Air Act announcement

WHERE: EPA Headquarters (William Jefferson Clinton East), 1201 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20004

WHEN: Monday, June 2, 10:30 a.m. EDT; Preset: 8:30 a.m. EDT; Final call: 9:45 a.m. EDT

RSVP: Members of the media who would like to cover the event must RSVP to press@epa.gov by 5 p.m. EDT, Sunday, June 1.

NOTE: The Administrator’s speech will be livestreamed at www.epa.gov. Following the speech, EPA will host a technical background teleconference with senior EPA officials to further discuss the proposal and respond to questions. Further details on the call to follow.

**This is an invitation for credentialed media only. Make sure to bring press credentials to gain entrance to the event. Note that media will have to go through security, so please plan on arriving by 9:45 a.m. EDT. Live trucks should park on Constitution Ave. at 12th St and should bring 1,000 ft. of cable in order to reach the media area in the room.

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