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TODAY: EPA Administrator in Philadelphia for Drexel Food Recovery Event and Wharton Energy Conference Keynote
Release Date: 11/14/2014
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PHILADELPHIA- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy is visiting Philadelphia, Penn. today to participate in a food recovery event to highlight the need to reduce wasted food in landfills, which not only protects the environment but also feeds the hungry. Administrator McCarthy will be joined by Drexel University culinary students and the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management; Brown’s ShopRite, and My Brother’s House, the foodbank where a prepared meal will be donated. Administrator McCarthy will recognize Drexel University’s innovative food recovery program, a pilot program facilitated by the EPA, that partners with Brown’s ShopRite in West Philadelphia.
Administrator McCarthy will then give keynote remarks at the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business 2014 Energy Conference, where she will discuss the importance of responsibly developing resources to promote a clean energy economy.
WHEN: Friday, Nov. 14, 2014
10 a.m. EDT
WHAT: Food recovery event with Drexel University, Brown’s ShopRite, My Brother’s House Director, and Drexel Culinary Students
WHO: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy
- EPA Regional Administrator Shawn M. Garvin
- Jonathan Deutsch, Director for the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, Drexel University
David Deets, Director of Store Development and Sustainability, Brown’s ShopRite
Students from Drexel University’s Culinary Arts and Food Science Program
WHERE: Drexel University
- The Paul Peck Problem Solving and Research Building
101 N. 33rd St. (corner of 33rd and Arch Streets)
Entrance is on 33rd Street – 6th floor
11 a.m. EDT
WHAT: Keynote address at University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business 2014 Energy Conference.
WHERE: Union League of Philadelphia
140 South Broad Street
- Philadelphia, PA 19102
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