/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - North American Environment Leaders to hold press conference in Vienna/

OTTAWA, July 20, 2016 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator, Gina McCarthy, and Mexico Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources, Rafael Pacchiano Alamán, will host a press conference during the Third Extraordinary Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol (Ex-MOP3) in Vienna, Austria.

The three North American representatives will reaffirm their support for an amendment to the Montreal Protocol to phase down use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in air conditioning and refrigeration.

Canadian media are invited to participate live on Facebook.



North American commitment to HFC phase-down under the Montreal Protocol


Thursday, July 21, 2016


8:00 a.m. (EDT)


Vienna International Center

Room M0E27

(U.S. Mission Vienna)


SOURCE Environment and Climate Change Canada

For further information: Caitlin Workman, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, 819-938-9436; Media Relations, Environment and Climate Change Canada, 819-938-3338 or 1-844-836-7799 (toll free)


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