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Subcommittee on Energy and Power Clean Air Act Forum - July 31, 2012

July 31, 2012

Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Energy and Power, has scheduled a bipartisan forum on Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. The subject of the forum is “State, Local, and Federal Cooperation in the Clean Air Act.” Participants to be announced.

The forum is intended to provide an opportunity for members of Congress to hear a broad range of perspectives from experts about their experiences in implementing the Clean Air Act.


Participant Questions

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Teresa Marks
Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality
Participant Response

Thomas Easterly
Indiana Department of Environmental Management
Participant Response

Thomas Burack
Commissioner, New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services 
Department of Environmental Services
Participant Response

Robert King
Deputy Commissioner
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
Particpant Response

Paul E. Tait
Executive Director
Southeast Michigan Council of Governments
Participant Response
Brad Poiriez
Air Pollution Control Officer
Imperial County Air Pollution Control District
Participant Response

Mr. Stephen B. Etsitty
Executive Director
Navajo Nation Environmental Protection Agency

Brian Accardo
Director, Division of Air Resource Management
Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Participant Response

Additional Comments

NRDC, et al.


Video archive of the event will be posted at the conclusion of the event.

Seating is limited.  Members of the public wishing to attend should contact Committee staff at (202) 225-2927 or for information regarding access to the event.

Members of the media are encouraged to contact Committee Press Secretary Charlotte Baker at (202) 226-4972 or for further information and to RSVP.

For information on the Clean Air Act Forum scheduled for August 2, 2012, click here.


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