Media Advisory

Thursday, November 03, 2011

Attention

EPA Chief to Discuss Environmental Protection, Jobs at UC Berkeley School of Law

MEDIA CONTACT:  Mary Simms (415) 947-4270, simms.mary@epa.gov;
Susan Gluss (510) 642-6936, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu

SAN FRANCISCO — On Thursday U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson will discuss recent challenges to environmental laws with students and faculty at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. Administrator Jackson will also discuss how the EPA is answering President Obama's call for federal agencies to work with American businesses and create jobs. The speech is a part of Administrator Jackson’s ongoing efforts to speak with Americans across the country, especially students, about EPA’s work to protect people’s health and the environment and support job growth.

The event, sponsored by the law school’s Center for Law, Energy & the Environment, is a part of Jackson’s two-day visit to the Bay area. On Wednesday, she visited the California Academy of Sciences and spoke with staff and researchers about innovative education and outreach programs and their role in green job development. 

Thursday, November 3, 2011
12:45 – 2:00 PM
Discussion with EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson
Room 105 Boalt Hall, UC Berkeley School of Law
(on Bancroft Way at Piedmont Ave.) 

RSVP:   To participate in the event, please RSVP with name, contact info (include email and phone) and media affiliation to Mary Simms at simms.mary@epa.gov  ASAP.