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TODAY: EPA's Office of Air and Radiation to Hold Media Call on Carbon Pollution
NOTE: FOR PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY
WASHINGTON--Today at 12:30 p.m. EST, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Assistant Administrator for the Office of Air and Radiation Janet McCabe will hold a press call on carbon pollution from power plants.
At the direction of President Obama and after an unprecedented outreach effort, EPA released the proposed Clean Power Plan in June 2014, which for the first time seeks to cut carbon pollution from existing power plants, the single largest source of carbon pollution in the United States. The proposal will protect public health, move the United States toward a cleaner environment and fight climate change while supplying Americans with reliable and affordable power.
WHO: Janet McCabe, acting assistant administrator for EPA's Office of Air and Radiation
WHAT: Press conference call on carbon pollution from power plants
WHEN: Wednesday, January 7, 12:30 p.m. EST
HOW: Members of the media interested in participating should dial in ten minutes prior to the beginning of the call at 12:30 p.m. EST. Please call 877-887-8949 and give the conference ID number 62143636. The name of the call is "Clean Power Plan Update."
***THIS CALL IS FOR CREDENTIALED NEWS MEDIA ONLY***