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FRIDAY: EPA Administrator to Give Keynote Address at Georgetown University Conference on Energy and the Environment

Release Date: 10/23/2014
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-- On Friday, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy will give the keynote address on the future of energy and the environment and the economic needs for acting on climate change at Georgetown University's 2014 LEAD (Leadership. Evidence. Analysis. Debate.) Conference. McCarthy will focus on how we can turn our climate challenge into an opportunity to modernize our power sector, lay the foundation for a low-carbon economy, and fuel growth for decades to come. A world-leading economy depends on a healthy environment and a safe climate, which is why this past June, EPA proposed the Clean Power Plan to cut carbon pollution from our largest source, power plants.

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WHEN: Friday, October 24, 9:30 a.m. EDT

WHAT: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy keynote address at Georgetown University's 2014 LEAD Conference

WHERE: Georgetown University Lohrfink Auditorium
Rafik B. Hariri Building
3700 O St., NW
Washington, DC 20057