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NEMA Welcomes Confirmation of EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy.

Press Release Summary:

Jul 26, 2013 - Member companies and staff of National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) welcomed U.S. Senate's confirmation of Gina McCarthy as Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) new administrator. In comment, NEMA President and CEO Evan R. Gaddis noted working with McCarthy on ENERGY STAR® as well as other initiatives at EPA over past several years. "We look forward to continuing our relationship with her as she heads the agency,” said Gaddis.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

NEMA Welcomes Confirmation of EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy

Press release date: Jul 22, 2013

ROSSLYN, Va. – The member companies and staff of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) welcome the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Gina McCarthy as the new administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Previously, McCarthy was head of EPA’s air and radiation office and contributed significantly in the Obama administration’s efforts to address global warming. She also assisted in the development of a regulation to limit common pollutants such as mercury.

“Our staff has worked with Ms. McCarthy on ENERGY STAR® and other initiatives at EPA over the past several years. We look forward to continuing our relationship with her as she heads the agency,” said NEMA President and CEO Evan R. Gaddis.

NEMA is the association of electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers, founded in 1926 and headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. Its member companies manufacture a diverse set of products including power transmission and distribution equipment, lighting systems, factory automation and control systems, and medical diagnostic imaging systems. Worldwide annual sales of NEMA-scope products exceed $120 billion.