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FRIDAY: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy Speaks at National Press Club Sept. 20

Release Date: 09/18/2013
Contact Information: Julia P. Valentine, (News Media Only), 202-564-0496, 202-564-4355

WASHINGTON – EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy will discuss EPA's priorities in addressing climate change at a National Press Club Speakers' event on Friday, Sept. 20 at 9 a.m. Administrator McCarthy will highlight the Administration's commitment to carrying out President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to reduce carbon pollution and address the impacts of a changing climate. She will also discuss her vision for the EPA and challenges the Agency will face going forward.

WHO: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy

WHAT: Clean Air Act announcement

WHEN: Friday, September 20, 2013, 9:00 a.m.

WHERE: 13th floor, 529 14th Street, NW, Washington, D.C.

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*** The event is open to members of the media, NPC members and their guests. For more information, contact Debra Silimeo, NPC Speakers Committee Member, at 202-706-7410 or or Julia P. Valentine, EPA Press Officer, at 202-564-0496 or ***

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