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Release #:10-31
Date:03/30/2010

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MEDIA ADVISORY


ARB Chairman To Applaud White House on National Clean Cars Rule


Los Angeles - California Air Resources Board Chairman Mary D. Nichols will join state senator Fran Pavley and representatives of environmental organizations at a press conference to provide reaction to the Obama administration’s expected unveiling on Thursday of new federal standards for automobile fuel economy and global warming emissions.

These new standards are based on the “clean cars program” developed by California. As a result of California’s leadership, all fifty states will now benefit from cleaner, more efficient cars

WHO: Mary D. Nichols, Chairman, Air Resources Board Senator Fran Pavley, Representatives of Environment California, Coalition for Clean Air, Sierra Club and Bluewater Network/Friends of the Earth
WHAT: Press Conference
WHEN: April 1, 2010, 11:00 am
WHERE: Petersen Automotive Museum 6060 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, 90036

GREAT VISUALS: Alternative fuel cars on display at museum

ARB's mission is to promote and protect public health, welfare, and ecological resources through effective reduction of air pollutants while recognizing and considering effects on the economy. The ARB oversees all air pollution control efforts in California to attain and maintain health based air quality standards.