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MONDAY: EPA Chief Gina McCarthy to Visit LA to Engage with Leaders in Clean Tech, Green Infrastructure and Water Quality

Release Date: 10/03/2014
Contact Information: Suzanne Skadowski, 415-972-3165,

LOS ANGELES — On Monday, October 6, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy will deliver a keynote address on innovations in water quality, clean power, and green infrastructure at the LA Cleantech Global Showcase. Administrator McCarthy will also meet with the Surfrider Foundation to discuss ongoing efforts to protect beaches and deal with climate change challenges in California.

WHO: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy and EPA Regional Administrator Jared Blumenfeld

WHEN: Monday, October 6. Please note, the times below are subject to change.


10:45 a.m. Media Availability

Los Angeles Theater Center, 514 S Spring St, Los Angeles, 90013

Administrator McCarthy will deliver keynote remarks on water quality and drought issues, clean power, and green infrastructure innovation at the LA Cleantech Global Showcase. *Media RSVP to Lolo Siderman, 310-975-9706,

2:30 p.m. Media Availability and Photo-Op

San Clemente Pier, 615 Avenida Victoria, San Clemente, 92672

Administrator McCarthy will meet with the Surfrider Foundation to talk about beach health and the health of surfers and other recreational users. *Note: Following the media availability, Administrator McCarthy and Surfrider Foundation leaders will host a live Twitter chat starting at 3:30 p.m.

RSVP REQUIRED: Credentialed press who would like to attend the events or request additional details on Administrator McCarthy’s visit to Los Angeles should e-mail to RSVP and receive access information. Please include your name, media affiliation, and contact information in your request.

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