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TODAY: EPA Admin. Gina McCarthy, Atty. Gen. Loretta Lynch, Other Federal Officials Announce Major Development in Volkswagen Investigation

01/11/2017
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WASHINGTON – Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy, Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch and other federal officials will hold a press conference today, Wednesday January 11, 2017, at 1:30 P.M. EST to announce criminal and civil resolutions with Volkswagen.

WHO:   EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy
            Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch
            FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe
            Acting Deputy Secretary Russell C. Deyo for the Department of Homeland Security

WHAT:  A press conference to announce criminal and civil resolutions with Volkswagen.
            ** OPEN PRESS** (SEE NOTE BELOW REGARDING ADMITTANCE)

WHEN:
1:30 p.m. EST, Wednesday, January 11, 2017

WHERE: Department of Justice
7th Floor Conference Room
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20530

LIVESTREAMED ON JUSTICE.GOV/LIVE-STREAM

NOTE:
All media must present government-issued photo I.D. (such as driver’s license) as well as valid media credentials.  Media must enter the department at the visitor’s entrance on Constitution Avenue, NW between 9th and 10th Streets.  Media may begin arriving at 12:30 p.m. EST and cameras must be pre-set by 1:15 a.m. EST.  Press inquiries regarding logistics should be directed to the Office of Public Affairs at 202-514-2007.  Please RSVP to press@usdoj.gov

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