FOR PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY
APRIL 18, 2019
CONTACTS: TIM ZINK (CARDIN) 410-962-4436
DANIEL JACOBS (SARBANES) 202-225-4016
MITCHELLE STEPHENSON (BUCKLEY) 410-263-1183
MONDAY: Cardin, Sarbanes, Buckley to Make Earth Day Announcement on New Efforts to Restore
and Protect the Chesapeake Bay, Environment
MONDAY, APRIL 22 at 12:00 PM, U.S. Senator Ben Cardin and U.S. Representative John Sarbanes (Both D-Md.) will join Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman and Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley, federal and state agency officials, leaders of prominent regional conservation organizations and a diverse array of environmental advocates for a press conference at the Annapolis City Dock.
Sen. Cardin and Rep. Sarbanes will announce forthcoming legislation to reauthorize the Chesapeake Bay Gateways and River Trails Network and spotlight efforts to strengthen the EPA Chesapeake Bay Program and promote clean water, healthy wildlife and enhanced recreational access. Mayor Buckley will address local environmental initiatives to combat sea level rise, address waterways pollution, and the City's effort to provide transit alternatives.
Participants also will underscore the many connections between environmental quality, the regional economy and the quality of life for citizens throughout the watershed.
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Earth Day Press Conference
U.S. Senator Ben Cardin
U.S. Representative John Sarbanes
Steuart Pittman, Anne Arundel County Executive
Gavin Buckley, Mayor of Annapolis
Conservation Agencies, Organizations and Advocates
Monday, April 22 at 12:00 PM
Susan Campbell Park
City Dock, Dock St., Annapolis, MD 21401
Note: Parking is limited at City Dock due to the upcoming Spring Boat Show. Please park at Hillman Garage, 150 Duke of Gloucester, Annapolis.
Media requested to RSVP HERE.
To schedule on-camera media availability for Mayor Gavin Buckley following the event RSVP HERE.