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TODAY EPA Administrator to Join San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro for Press Conference at Solar Farm and Water Treatment Facility

Release Date: 02/12/2014
Contact Information: Carissa Cyran, cyran.carissa@epa.gov, 202-564-4363, 202-564-4355

WASHINGTON - Today, following a tour at the Dos Rios Water Recycling Center and Centennial Solar Farms, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy will join San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro and San Antonio utility executives for a press conference to highlight San Antonio’s leadership in sustainability, water conservation and clean energy in the face of a changing climate. The energy and water recycling site is a model of how local utilities can work together to mitigate the impacts of climate change.

Supporting state and local efforts to address the effects of climate change – such as more frequent and severe extreme weather – is an important part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan.


WHO:
Gina McCarthy, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Mayor Julián Castro, City of San Antonio
Cris Eugster, Chief Generation & Strategy Officer, CPS Energy
Robert Puente, President and CEO, San Antonio Water System (SAWS)

WHAT: Press conference on local efforts to address climate change and sustainability

WHEN: Wednesday, February 12, 12:45 p.m. CST

WHERE: Centennial Solar Farm 2
3580 Valley Road
San Antonio, TX 78221