News Events & Press Conferences

March 3, 2011

House Natural Resources Interior Dept. Budget/Oversight Hearing

The full House Natural Resources Committee will hold an Interior Department  budget and oversight hearing at 10 am EST.

March 1, 2011

House Energy Hearing on EPA Greenhouse Rule

House Energy & Commerce Committee GOP Hearing on EPA Climate Regulations and Jobs

February 14, 2011

EPA FY 2012 Budget Press Conference Call


WASHINGTON – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa P. Jackson will hold a press conference call today at 2:00 p.m. EST to discuss the EPA’s Fiscal Year 2012 budget.

December 15, 2010

US CSB Deep Water Horizon Public Hearing

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board, an independent federal agency charged with investigating chemical accidents, will hold a public hearing Wednesday, December 15, 2010, as part of its ongoing investigation into the causes of the BP Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explosion and fire which occurred on April 20, 2010, killing eleven workers.

December 9, 2010 to December 10, 2010

Green California Schools Summit & Expo

There is a green revolution happening at America’s schools as they prepare the next generation of environmentally aware problem solvers, and California schools are leading the way. They are saving millions through energy efficiency and keeping students and teachers healthy and productive. 

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January 19, 2011 to January 21, 2011

Our Changing Oceans - NCSE's 11th National Conference on Science, Policy, and the Environment

The conference will provide a forum, divided into eight themes, to address the crisis facing our oceans, new knowledge and innovative tools to address the challenge, and the policy and governance needed to restore and protect the oceans.

December 2, 2010

Webcast: World Meteorological Organization Weather and Climate Data Release

The Science Media Centre of Canada invites you to join an online briefing on the World Meteorological Organization weather and climate data release for the past year. Their report/data is being released at COP 16 and the SMCC has organized a panel discussion to talk about what it says and what it means for Canada.

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April 14, 2011 to April 17, 2011

Health Journalism 2011

Local and national planning committees have begun gathering conference ideas for review. Plans include dozens of panels, field trips, newsmaker briefings, Freelance Pitchfest, world-class speakers, 2010 Awards for Excellence in Health Care Journalism luncheon and more. To suggest sessions or speakers for the conference, you can fill out a conference suggestion form.

May 19, 2010

Resilient Wetlands = Prosperous Economies: How Restoring and Conserving Wetlands Support Economic Productivity

Preceding this year’s National Wetlands Awards Ceremony, the Environmental Law Institute will host a panel discussion that will include a look at new wetland restoration efforts, collecting data to show economic benefits, developments on greenhouse gas offsets, and how to adapt and protect wetlands from future loss.

April 22, 2010

U of Toronto's Centre for Environment Research Day

On Earth Day, the University of Toronto will host a free presentation of research conducted by members of its Centre for Environment.



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