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December 3-4: EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson Headed to Seattle: First official visit to the Pacific Northwest

Release Date: 12/01/2009
Contact Information: EPA Press Office, Press@epa.gov, 202-564-6794, 202-564-4355

WASHINGTON – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson will make her first visit to Seattle and EPA’s regional office this Thursday and Friday, December 3 and 4.

On Thursday, December 3, Administrator Jackson will hold a press conference at Bell Harbor to announce American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding for clean diesel investments.

On Friday, December 4, Administrator Jackson will join Washington Governor Chris Gregoire, Oregon Governor Ted Kulongoski and a diverse group of stakeholders at a Clean Energy Economy Forum at McKinstry Innovation Center. The administrator will tour the facility prior to the forum.

Both events are open press. If you would like to cover the December 4 clean energy forum, please RSVP to media_affairs@who.eop.gov. Doors open at 11:15 a.m. for this event.


Thursday, December 3
12:30 p.m. PST Recovery Act Clean Diesel Event
Bell Harbor International Conference Center

          2211 Alaskan Way, Pier 66
          Seattle, Wash.

Friday, December 4
11:45 a.m. PST McKinstry Innovation Center Tour and Clean Energy Economy Forum with Governors Gregoire and Kulongoski
McKinstry Innovation Center
5005 Third Avenue South
          Seattle, Wash.

Due to space limitations, general attendance at the Clean Energy Economy forum is by invitation only. Reporters who wish to cover this event should RSVP to media_affairs@who.eop.gov.