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Full Committee Field Briefing: Investigating EPA's Obstruction of Global Warming Controls for Vehicles
January 9, 2008

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BACKGROUND:
The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, chaired by U.S. Senator, Barbara Boxer (D - CA), will hold a field briefing in Los Angeles to examine the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) recent decision to deny the state of California a waiver under the Clean Air Act to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from motor vehicles.

WHEN:
THURSDAY JANUARY 10, 2008
10:00 AM PST; 1:00 PM EST

LOCATION:
Los Angeles City Hall
City Council Chamber, Room 303
200 North Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012

WITNESSES:
-
Edmund G. Brown Jr., Attorney General of California
-Mary Nichols, Chairman of the California Air Resources Board
-Fran Pavley, Natural Resources Defense Council, Senior Climate Advisor (original author of California's Pavley Clean Car Act)
-Carl Pope, Sierra Club, Executive Director

**Update:  Congresswoman Hilda Solis (D-CA) and the Mayor of Los Angeles, Antonio Villaraigosa, will also make statements**  

DRIVING DIRECTIONS:

From the North-East (San Fernando Valley):
- Travel south on 101 freeway
- Exit on Los Angeles Street (Downtown Los Angeles) and turn right
- Travel on Los Angeles Street for two blocks and then turn right on 1st Street.
- Turn Right on Main St.

From the North (Pasadena):
- Travel south on 110 freeway
- Take south 101 freeway
- Exit on Los Angeles Street (Downtown Los Angeles) and turn right
- Travel on Los Angeles Street for two blocks and then turn right on 1st Street.
- Turn Right on Main St.

From the South (Long Beach):
- Travel north on 110 freeway
- Take south 101 freeway
- Exit on Los Angeles Street (Downtown Los Angeles) and turn right
- Travel on Los Angeles Street for two blocks and then turn right on 1st Street.
- Turn Right on Main St.

* Parking is available in the public lots near the City Hall.

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