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July 31

Clean Air Act Forum (Part I)


Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Energy and Power, convened a bipartisan forum on “State, Local, and Federal Cooperation in the Clean Air Act.”

The forum was intended to provide an opportunity for members of Congress to hear a broad range of perspectives from experts about their experiences in implementing the Clean Air Act.


Participant Questions

Watch the Archived Webcast


Teresa Marks
Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality
Participant Response

Thomas Easterly
Indiana Department of Environmental Management
Participant Response

Thomas Burack
Commissioner, New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services
Department of Environmental Services
Participant Response

Robert King
Deputy Commissioner
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
Particpant Response

Paul E. Tait
Executive Director
Southeast Michigan Council of Governments
Participant Response

Brad Poiriez
Air Pollution Control Officer
Imperial County Air Pollution Control District
Participant Response

Mr. Stephen B. Etsitty
Executive Director
Navajo Nation Environmental Protection Agency

Brian Accardo
Director, Division of Air Resource Management
Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Participant Response

Additional Comments
NRDC, et al.

For information on the Clean Air Act Forum that was held on August 2, 2012, click here.