A Bit More Greenery, Dispatched from the Front

Now that the Department of Treasury has posted the week’s schedule online, we see that Secretary Geithner is speaking Wednesday morning at the Renaissance Hotel to the Economic Club of Washington on the “Administration’s Ongoing Efforts to Address the Global Recession.”

Says there’s Q&A, so we respectfully suggest a question: “Mr. Secretary, how would a vast new regulatory regime limiting carbon dioxide emissions,  which by its nature will increase energy and manufacturing costs, help global economic recovery? And, although it’s Earth Day, we’d appreciate an answer that doesn’t involve usual and hardly credible overselling of ‘green jobs.'”

Meanwhile, EPA reports via e-mail:

(Washington, DC — April 20, 2009) U.S. EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson is scheduled to lead the U.S. delegation to the Group of Eight Environment Ministers Meeting held this year in Siracusa, Italy. This marks her first international trip as EPA Administrator. Administrator Jackson will represent the United States among Environment Ministers from the Group of Eight (Italy, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, the United States, Japan, Canada, and Russia) as well as 12 additional Environment Ministers and leaders of international organizations from around the world.

BTW, of all the Cabinet-level agencies, EPA seems to be the most on the ball with its communications shop, meaning news releases, website and other outreaches.

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