Monday, February 5, 2007

EJ 2007 Conference Reps Meet with House Majority Whip

EJ 2007 Conference Coordinator John Rosenthall and African American Environmentalist Association President Norris McDonald met with James Clyburn (D-SC) in his Capitol Building office to discuss the conference and other matters. Congressman Clyburn is the House Majority Whip and he has an office on the second floor of the Capitol Building in addition to his regular legislative office in the Rayburn House Office Building. Rosenthall and McDonald also met with Clyburn's Chief of Staff, Yelberton R. Watkins.

While on Capitol Hill they visited the offices of Al Wynn (D-MD), Alcee Hastings (D-FL) and Hilda Solis (D-CA). The conference and pending environmental justice legislation were discussed. All of the bills are available at the Environmental Justice Coalition. One last stop was made to attend the EPA Budget Briefing by U.S. EPA Administrator Stephen Johnson. (More)
Picture: John Rosenthall, Congressman James Clyburn, & Norris McDonald

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