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MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Administrator to Visit Fresno, Phoenix for high-speed rail groundbreaking, American Meteorological Society annual meeting


On Wednesday, Administrator McCarthy will travel to Phoenix, Ariz. for a Presidential Town Hall at the American Meteorological Society's (AMS) 95th annual meeting. The growing body of science on climate change and extreme weather underpins President Obama's Climate Action Plan to build more resilient communities and curb the carbon pollution fueling climate change. With a science-driven mission to protect public health and the environment, EPA is taking first-ever action to cut carbon pollution from our largest source, power plants. Following her opening remarks, Administrator McCarthy will engage in a moderated discussion with AMS President Bill Gail.

Tuesday, January 6
12:00 p.m. MST

WHAT: Groundbreaking ceremony for the nation's first high-speed rail

WHERE Site of future high-speed rail station
1625 Tulare St.
Fresno, Calif. 93706

RSVP: This event is open to credentialed media only. Those media interested in covering the event should email Lisa Marie Alley at lisa.alley@hsr.ca.gov. Live truck parking is located at Tulare and G St. The ceremony will also be broadcasted live at www.hsr.ca.gov

Wednesday, January 7
7:30 a.m. MST

WHAT: American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting

WHERE Phoenix Convention Center
100 N. 3rd St
Phoenix, Ariz. 85004

RSVP: Media interested in covering the event should email Margot Perez-Sullivan at perezsullivan.margot@epa.gov