Symposium: Clean Air for All
50 Years of the Clean Air Act
2020 marks the 50th anniversary of the Clean Air Act, a landmark public health law enacted with bipartisan cooperation that has saved hundreds of thousands of lives. We're celebrating this landmark law all year long, and kicking off the year with a day-long Symposium, “Clean Air for All: 50 Years of the Clean Air Act.”
Clean Air for All: 50 Years of the Clean Air Act”
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
at the National Press Club, Washington, D.C.
Hosted by the American Lung Association, the American University Center for Environmental Policy, and the American University Center for Environmental Filmmaking
This Symposium will feature panel discussions throughout the day with expert speakers and will draw an audience of policy, scientific and health professionals.
Symposium highlights include:
- Keynote address by Mary Nichols, chairwoman of the California Air Resources Board
- Panels featuring key author of the Clean Air Act Tom Jorling, former EPA Administrators Bill Reilly, Carol Browner and Gina McCarthy, and former EPA Assistant Administrator David Hawkins
- Empowering the Next Generation of Clean Air Advocates panel featuring prominent youth activists, including Lana Weidgenant, Deputy Director of Partnerships at Zero Hour
We’ll also host the official premiere of a film by our partners at the American University Center for Environmental Filmmaking on the legacy of the Clean Air Act, and the challenges the nation faces in achieving clean air for all. Stay tuned for more details about the film!
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