Energy Secretary Chu, and Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, John Holdren, to Be Honored As Well; Interior Secretary Salazar, Honorable Robert Perciasepe, & Other Special Guests Confirmed for the Event
For Immediate Release - January 17, 2013
Washington, DC - Secretary of the Navy, Ray Mabus, will be recognized at the 7th Environmental and Clean Energy Inaugural Ball for his visionary efforts to make the Navy a leader in energy security and climate protection. The Ball will be held on Monday, January 21, 2013, at the Sequoia Restaurant on the Washington Harbour waterfront.
Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, John Holdren, and Secretary of Energy, Steven Chu, will also be honored for their unwavering leadership on climate issues and clean energy technologies.
As Inauguration Day draws near, the slate of special and honored guests for the Ball continues to grow, joining previously-announced Secretary of the Interior, Ken Salazar; the Honorable Robert Perciasepe, Deputy Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency; and Deputy Assistant to President Obama for Climate Change, Heather Zichal for the festivities.
A number of members of Congress from the Environmental and Clean Energy Inaugural Ball Honorary Committee have indicated they will attend. And broad international representation will come from the twenty-one Ambassadors on the Ball’s International Honorary Committee.
For more information on this unique Inaugural event, or to purchase tickets, please visit www.environmentalball.org