ATTORNEY GENERAL BROWN TO DEMAND U.S. EPA ALLOW CALIFORNIA AND 11 OTHER STATES TO FIGHT GLOBAL WARMING BY REGULATING MOTOR VEHICLE EMISSIONS

Please Note Change of Press Conference Location

Tuesday, May 29, 2007
Contact: (415) 703-5837, agpressoffice@doj.ca.gov

WHAT:

In testimony before the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Sacramento, Attorney General Brown will demand that the Bush administration stop blocking greenhouse gas regulations passed by California and 11 states. The regulations, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 30 percent by 2016, amount to the most comprehensive effort to combat global warming in U.S. history.

Attorney General Brown is supported by Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington, all of which have adopted the regulations.

WHEN/WHERE:

News Conference: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 30, Cal/EPA Headquarters, Sierra Hearing Room on second floor, 1001 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

U.S. EPA Testimony: 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 30, Cal/EPA Headquarters, Byron Sher Auditorium, 1001 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

Contact Press Secretary David Kravets for additional press availability: agpressoffice@doj.ca.gov

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