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Media Advisory for
Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Contact: David Willett, 202-675-6698

Environmental Groups to Discuss Energy/Environment’s Role in Election

Clean Energy Solutions Receive Unprecedented Attention in ‘08

Washington, DC: Leading national conservation groups will hold an afternoon press conference next Wednesday, November 5th to discuss the unprecedented role of energy and global warming as issues in this year’s elections.  The groups will recap their own political programs and endorsements, outline how candidates up and down the ballot engaged on key issues, and will begin to lay out what a new administration and Congress will mean for clean energy, economic recovery and global warming.

What: Press conference to discuss the role of energy and environment in the 2008 Election and the year ahead

Gene Karpinski, President, League of Conservation Voters
Cathy Duvall, Political Director, Sierra Club
Anna Aurilio, Washington DC Director, Environment America
Robert Wendelgass, National Deputy Director, Clean Water Action
Sue Brown, Executive Director, National Wildlife Federation Action Fund

Where: National Press Club, First Amendment Lounge
   529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor - Washington, DC

When:  2 PM ET  
            Wednesday, November 5th

Visuals will include presentation of group and candidate ads from throughout the campaign


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