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Announcing the October 29, 2014 FMC Speaker Series Presentation

Posted
October 14, 2014

Press Contact: Karen V. Gregory, Secretary (202-523-5725)

The Federal Maritime Commission’s Maritime Environmental Committee invites you to attend its Brown Bag Speaker Series with presentations by: Kris Gilson, REM, CHMM, Environmental Protection Specialist, U.S. Maritime Administration; Bill Noggle, Environmental Protection Specialist, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; and Kathy Metcalf, Director of Maritime Affairs, Chamber of Shipping of America. The speakers will discuss issues related to ship recycling including the Hong Kong Convention, environmental impacts of ship recycling, and efforts being made to mitigate the environmental impacts.

When: 
Wednesday, October 29, 2014; 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Where:
Federal Maritime Commission
800 N. Capitol St. NW
Washington, DC 20573
Hearing Room (Main floor)

Please RSVP to: Lauren M. Engel, Brown Bag Speaker Series Coordinator, (202-523-5740)

Walk-ins welcome, RSVP Preferred.

The Federal Maritime Commission is the federal agency responsible for regulating the nation’s international ocean transportation for the benefit of American exporters, importers, and consumers. The FMC’s mission is to foster a fair, efficient, and reliable international ocean transportation system while protecting the public from unfair and deceptive practices.