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)
Listen-only conference call-in number:
312-878-0222, access code 344-374-257
||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.
||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
||Tuesday, March 30, 2010, 1:30 p.m. Eastern
||406 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. (Senate Environment & Public Works Committee hearing room), Washington, D.C.
||Niger Innis, Congress of Racial Equality, (702) 633-4464