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TODAY: EPA Administrator at the Center for American Progress to Discuss Reducing Methane Pollution from the Oil and Gas Sector

Contact Information: 
Melissa Harrison (harrison.melissa@epa.gov)
202-564-8421, 202-697-0208

WASHINGTON -- Today, the Center for American Progress will host a conversation with EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to discuss the first-ever methane pollution standards that will require new and modified oil and gas facilities to use readily available technology to curb harmful and wasteful leaks of methane.

WHAT: Discussion with EPA Administrator on how the proposed limits on methane pollution from the oil and gas sector can benefit the climate, human health, and worker safety.

WHO: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, Moderated by Neera Tanden (President, Center for American Progress)

WHEN: Thursday, October 22, 2015, 10 - 11 a.m. EDT

WHERE: Center for American Progress
1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20005

RSVP: https://www.americanprogress.org/events/2015/10/09/123035/epa-administrator-gina-mccarthy-on-reducing-methane-pollution-from-the-oil-and-gas-sector/?evlc=rsvp