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TOMORROW: White House, EPA, HUD and DOT Officials to Discuss Support for Job Creation and Economic Growth

Release Date: 10/20/2010
Contact Information: EPA Press Office, press@epa.gov, 202-564-6794

WASHINGTON - White House Domestic Policy Council Director Melody Barnes, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan, and U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Ray LaHood will hold a press conference at the National Press Club on Thursday, Oct. 21 at 9:30 a.m. to discuss the Obama Administration’s Partnership for Sustainable Communities initiative and how it will work to support more livable and sustainable communities across the country. Through the initiative, EPA, HUD and DOT are announcing new, coordinated grants to help communities create more housing choices, make transportation more efficient and reliable, reinforce existing investments, and support vibrant and healthy neighborhoods that attract businesses.

Reporters are asked to be in place fifteen minutes prior to the news conference.

WHO: White House Domestic Policy Council Director Melody Barnes

      EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson
      HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan
DOT Secretary Ray LaHood

WHAT: White House, HUD, DOT and EPA officials to discuss support for sustainable planning, job creation, and economic growth

WHEN: October 21, 2010 at 9:30 a.m. EDT

WHERE: National Press Club, 529 14th St., Washington, DC 20045; Zenger Room