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MONDAY: EPA Administrator Joins Senior Administration Officials at White House for Climate and Health Event

Contact Information: 
Laura Allen (allen.laura@epa.gov)

WASHINGTON- On Monday, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy will join senior Obama Administration officials and representatives from the public and private sectors at the White House for a climate and health announcement from the U.S. Global Change Research Program.

Climate change poses a significant threat to the health of the American people. As the climate continues to change, the risks to human health will grow, exacerbating existing health threats and creating new public health challenges. From children to the elderly, every American is vulnerable to the health impacts associated with climate change, now and in the future.

WHEN: Monday, April 4, 2 p.m. EST

WHERE: Eisenhower Executive Office Building
Washington, D.C.

WHO: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy and senior Obama Administration officials and representatives from the public and private sectors

RSVP: This event will be open press, but space is limited. Members of the media who wish to cover this event must RSVP via the following link by 5 p.m. EST, Friday, April 1: www.whitehouse.gov/webform/media-rsvp-white-house-host-climate-health-event

Press not holding White House hard passes must also fill out the following form by the deadline for access to the White House complex: https://events.whitehouse.gov/form?rid=MYWCBV3HK3

***RSVPs do not guarantee access. If we are able to accommodate your request for credentials, you will receive a confirmation after the deadline to RSVP has passed with further instructions and logistical details.

WEBCAST: This event will be webcast live at http:/www.whitehouse.gov/live.