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Alliance to Unveil Study On "Environmental Injustice" of EPA GHG Regs

Tuesday, March 30, 1:30 pm
406 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg.
(Senate Environment & Public Works Committee hearing room)
Washington, D.C.

Listen-only conference call-in number:
312-878-0222, access code 344-374-257

WHAT: Press conference unveiling a new study outlining the devastating impacts to minority and low-income Americans of likely regulations to be issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on greenhouse gas emissions.  Key findings of the study are here.
WHO: National leaders from civil Rights, African-American, Hispanic, faith-based, low-income and senior citizens advocacy groups, including:
  • Niger Innis, National Spokesman, Congress of Racial Equality (68-year-old civil right advocacy group)
  • Bishop Harry Jackson, Jr., President, High Impact Leadership Coalition [a national coalition of faith-based leaders, ministers and churches]
  • Carlos Duran, National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (16-million Latino evangelical members and 24,000 member churches)
  • Amy Fredrick, 60 Plus (a multi-million-member seniors advocacy group)
  • Harry C. Alford, President and CEO, National Black Chamber of Commerce (which reaches 100,000 black-owned businesses)
  • Other speakers
WHEN: Tuesday, March 30, 2010, 1:30 p.m. Eastern
WHERE: 406 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. (Senate Environment & Public Works Committee hearing room), Washington, D.C.
CONTACT: Niger Innis, Congress of Racial Equality, (702) 633-4464




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