The Good Neighbor Environmental Board (GNEB), an independent presidential advisory committee to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), is holding a press conference on the release of the report, “A Blueprint for Action on the US - Mexico Border.” The report develops recommendations to address challenges along the U.S. – Mexico border. Michelle DePass, assistant administrator for EPA’s Office of International and Tribal Affairs, will join Nancy Sutley, chair of the Council on Environmental Quality, at the press conference to receive the recommendations and discuss maintaining a strong international relationship with Mexico as both countries move forward in addressing the human health and environmental challenges along the border. A roundtable discussion on the federal, state, and local stakeholder perspective will be held immediately following the press conference.
WHO: Nancy Sutley, chair of the Council on Environmental Quality
Michelle DePass, assistant administrator for EPA’s Office of International and Tribal Affairs
Paul Ganster, chair of the Good Neighbor Environmental Board
WHAT: Press conference and roundtable discussion
WHEN: Today, June 17, 2010, 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. EDT
WHERE: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (Fifth-floor conference room)
Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
One Woodrow Wilson Plaza
1300 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20004
More information on Good Neighbor Environmental Board: http://www.epa.gov/ocem/gneb
To view the webcast: http://www.wilsoncenter.org/mexico