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FDR Site Hosts Women And Climate Change Summit


The Environmental Protection Agency is hosting a women’s history event Friday at the FDR site in Dutchess County. WAMC’s Allison Dunne has more. 

The EPA and Eleanor Roosevelt Val-Kill Partnership are co-sponsoring a “Women and Climate Change” Summit at the Henry A. Wallace Visitor and Education Center at the FDR Library and Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site in Hyde Park. EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck will talk about EPA’s latest work on climate change and discuss EPA’s proposed Clean Power Plan regulations to reduce carbon pollution from fossil fuel plants. Dr. Kathleen Weathers, ecosystem ecologist at the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies is scheduled to deliver the keynote address on climate science. The event is from 9:30-2 and free of charge.

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