Energy Independence Summit 2012 (EIS 2012)

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March 25-28  Washington, DC

Clean Cities Coordinators and transportation industry representatives from across the country attended the event.

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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy
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Chelsea Jenkins, TEP Board Member and employee of Roush CleanTech
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Ruth Horton, TEP Board Member and employee of NYSERDA
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Keynote speakers included the Honorable Dannel Malloy, Governor of Connecticut; Chairperson Nancy Sutley, White House Council on Environmental Quality Chairperson; and Dr. Dan Sperling, Director of the Institute of Transportation Studies, UC, Davis.

Here’s what attendees said they liked best about EIS 2012:

“Capitol Hill Day…It was a great opportunity to get an insider’s view on the political climate on the Hill.”

“Connecting with other Coordinators.”

“Meeting with Industry and the ability to educate Federal agencies and discuss issues openly.”

“The keynote speakers were excellent.”

“The conference sessions were relevant and interesting.”

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Congressman Steve Israel (D-NY) with Clean Cities Coordinator Rita Ebert of Greater Long Island Clean Cities Coalition
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Meredith Webber of Tulsa Area Clean Cities, Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy, Suresh Jayanthi of AeroVironment
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Elaine Barnes and Scott Sanders from Earth Day Coalition speak with an industry stakeholder