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President Barack Obama to be Featured Speaker at LCV’s Annual Capital Dinner

Contact: Jeff Gohringer, (202) 454-4573 or

June 18, 2014  

Washington, DC — On the one-year anniversary of his Climate Action Plan, President Barack Obama will be the featured speaker at the League of Conservation Voters’ (LCV) annual Capital Dinner on Wednesday, June 25th. President Obama also spoke at the dinner in 2006 as a Senator. 

"We’re deeply honored that President Obama will speak at our Capital Dinner on the one-year anniversary of his powerful speech unveiling his Climate Action Plan," said Gene Karpinski, President of LCV.  "With the EPA's Clean Power Plan just announced, the President is taking the biggest step America ever has taken to address the biggest challenge we've ever faced - climate change." 

Leaders from throughout the environmental community and many Members of Congress are expected to attend. Media are required to RSVP in order to cover this event.  To RSVP, please contact Jeff Gohringer at by noon on Monday, June 23, 2014. Further details regarding media access and logistics will be provided in the coming days

What: League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Capital Dinner

Who:  Featured speaker President Barack Obama 

          Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia

 Congressman Henry Waxman of California presented with a Lifetime  Achievement Award by House    Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi of  California

 Jeremy Grantham presented with the Environmental Leadership Award

 The Virginia League of Conservation Voters presented with John Hunting  Winning for the  Environment  Award

When: 7pm ET, June 25th 

Where: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center

1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW

Washington, D.C.


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