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Bipartisan Policy Center and EPA to Host Symposium to Celebrate 40th Anniversary of the Clean Air Act

September 8, 2010

Leading Figures who have shaped CAA to participate including Lisa Jackson, Howard Baker, Bill Ruckelshaus, Bill Reilly, Henry Waxman, and many others

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – The Bipartisan Policy Center and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will co-host a day-long symposium on Tuesday, September 14 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the U.S. Clean Air Act (CAA). EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson will give the keynote address. Many leading figures in the creation and shaping of the CAA will speak, including former Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker (R-TN), Congressman Henry Waxman (D-CA), former EPA Administrators Bill Ruckelshaus and William K. Reilly, and many others.

A full agenda for the symposium and other details are available at: http://www.cleanairinfo.com/caa40/agenda.htm

Who: EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson; Congressman Henry Waxman; former Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker; former EPA Administrator Bill Ruckelshaus; former EPA Administrator William Reilly; President Obama’s Science Advisor John Holdren; former Congressman Phil Sharp; former Congressman Sherwood Boehlert; John Rowe, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Exelon Corporation; Bob Perciasepe, Deputy Administrator of EPA; and Linda Fisher, Chief Sustainability Officer of DuPont and former EPA Deputy Administrator, and others.

What: Symposium celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Clean Air Act

Where: Mellon Auditorium

1301 Constitution Ave., NW

Washington, DC

When: September 14, 2010

8am-7pm EDT

About the Bipartisan Policy Center:

In 2007, former U.S. Senate Majority Leaders Howard Baker, Tom Daschle, Bob Dole, and George Mitchell formed the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) to develop and promote solutions that can attract the public support and political momentum to achieve real progress. Currently, the BPC focuses on issues including health care, energy, national and homeland security, transportation, science and economic policy. For more information, please visit our website: http://www.bipartisanpolicy.org/.

SOURCE Bipartisan Policy Center


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