Session to Address Integrated Air Quality/Climate Change Approaches

A professional organization’s Washington, D.C.-area conference will examine clean air approaches as complements to climate change strategies, and vice versa.


Impacts, related policies, and the outlook for federal regulation take center stage at an upcoming specialty conference to be held September 10 and 11 at the Herndon, Va., Hyatt Dulles Hotel, outside of Washington, D.C.

Among issues to be examined at the meeting being held by the Pittsburgh-based Air & Waste Management Association (AWMA, earlier known as the Air Pollution Control Association) are potential advantages of integrated approaches to air quality and climate change issues.

Among speakers:

  • Janet McCabe, principal deputy assistant administrator, Office of Air & Radiation, U.S. EPA;
  • Robert Dixon, head of the Climate Change and Chemicals Team, Global Environment Facility, The World Bank Group;
  • Bruce Braine, vice-president, American Electric Power;
  • Paul Gunning, director of the Climate Change Division, U.S. EPA;
  • Nicholas Bianco, senior associate, World Resources Institute; and
  • Frank Princiotta, director of Air Pollution Prevention and Control Division of the National Risk Management Research Laboratory, U.S. EPA.

A preliminary program, registration information and other information related to the session are available here.

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