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EPA hosts forum to discuss enviroment with Hispanic community

 Administrator Lisa P. Jackson to Address EPA Beyond Translation Forum on Expanding the Idea of Environmentalism


Congressman Pedro Pierluisi and Department of Housing Assistant Secretary Mercedes Márquez to discuss environmental concerns in the Hispanic community


WASHINGTON -- U.S. EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson is scheduled to host the agency’s second National Beyond Translation Forum on October 26, 2009 in WashingtonDC.   Administrator Jackson has identified expanding the conversation on environmentalism as one of her top priorities. This forum aims to bring the agency and Hispanic stakeholders nationwide together to discuss the best ways to address critical environmental issues and develop stronger partnerships. 

This year’s theme is “EPA and the Hispanic Community: Working Together to Protect our Health and the Environment -- At Places Where We Live, Work, Learn and Play.” 

 ***You will also be able to attend the conference via live webcast. Please use same online registration form.*** 

WHAT:             A forum to address critical environmental issues and concerns of the Hispanic community 

WHO:               EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson 
                        Congressman Pedro Pierluisi (Puerto Rico
                        HUD Assistant Secretary Mercedes Márquez

Latino elected officials 
Stakeholders from state and local government, community-based organizations, small businesses, faith-based organizations and academia 

WHEN:             Monday, October 26, 2009 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

WHERE:           Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill 
                        400 New Jersey Avenue N.W.Washington, DC 

For additional information: 

epa, environmental, protection, agency, hispanic, latin, latino, latina, Congressman, Pedro Pierluisi, Department, Housing, Assistant, Secretary, Mercedes, Marquez





Sent by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency · 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW · Washington DC 20460 · 202-564-4355

STORY TAGS: epa, environmental, protection, agency, hispanic, latin, latino, latina, Congressman, Pedro Pierluisi, Department, Housing, Assistant, Secretary, Mercedes, Marquez

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