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Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published July 24, 2013

TOMORROW: GOVERNOR O’MALLEY TO HOST CLIMATE CHANGE SUMMIT; RELEASE FINAL GREENHOUSE GAS REDUCTION PLAN



GOVERNOR O’MALLEY TO HOST CLIMATE CHANGE SUMMIT WITH LEADING SCIENTISTS, COMMUNITY &

BUSINESS LEADERS; RELEASE FINAL GREENHOUSE GAS REDUCTION PLAN 

BALTIMORE, MD (July 19, 2013) — On Thursday, July 25Governor Martin O’Malley will host a Climate Change Summit on the progress Maryland has made in reducing greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate change and the important actions that still need to be taken to meet our goals. Governor O’Malley will release the State’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Plan.

Under Governor O'Malley's leadership, Maryland is moving forward to address climate change with a Plan that will reduce greenhouse gases 25 percent by 2020. 

The Summit will include presentations and panel discussions that feature leading Climate Change Scientists, renewable energy business leaders, elected government officials and environmental and community advocates.

Media, please RSVP to Adrienne.Diaczok@maryland.gov by 3 p.m. on Wednesday, July 24, with your name and contact information.

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WHAT:  Governor O’Malley to release Maryland’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Plan

WHEN:  Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. (set up at 9:00 a.m.)

WHERE:  Maritime Institute & Conference Center, 692 Maritime Boulevard in Linthicum Heights, MD 21090. Click here for directions.

WHO:  Martin O’Malley, Governor of Maryland

            Robert M. Summers, Secretary, Maryland Department of the Environment

PANELISTS:

           Dr. Donald Boesch, President, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

           Dr. Cindy J. Parker, Co-Director, Program on Global Sustainability and Health at Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

           Fred D. Mason, Jr., President, Maryland State and District of Columbia, AFL-CIO

           Scott Wiater, President, Standard Solar

           Margo G. Bailey, Mayor of Chestertown

           Mike Tidwell, Director, Chesapeake Climate Action Network