Administrator Jackson to Kick Off EPA's 40th Anniversary Commemoration

Weeklong series of events to highlight EPA’s 40 years protecting American communities

WASHINGTON – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa P. Jackson will hold several events kicking off a weeklong commemoration of EPA’s 40th Anniversary on Monday.

Monday morning, the Aspen Institute will unveil their list of EPA’s most significant achievements over the past 40 years. Following that, Administrator Jackson will participate in a discussion of that list with Walter Isaacson at the Aspen Institute. Reporters wishing to attend the event at the Aspen Institute should RSVP to Jeffrey Harris at

In the afternoon, the administrator will travel to Atlanta to meet with EPA regional staff. On Tuesday, she will also hold an event at the Coretta Scott King Young Woman’s Leadership Academy in Atlanta. Later in the week, the administrator will travel to New York City.

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