Press Conference to Follow Sentencing of Duke Energy Subsidiaries for Clean Water Act Crimes

ATLANTA – May 14, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), together with the United States Attorney’s Offices for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina, announces a press conference to discuss the sentencing of three Duke subsidiaries on May 14, 2015 at the United States Courthouse in Greenville. The press conference will begin shortly after the 10:00 a.m. hearing is completed.

WHAT:
Duke Subsidiaries Sentencing Press Conference

WHEN:
Thursday, May 14, 2015 at approximately 1 p.m.

WHO:
Cynthia Giles, EPA Assistant Administrator, Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance;
John Cruden, Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division;
Thomas Walker, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina;
Jill Rose, Acting U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina;
Stephen Inman, Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of North Carolina; and
Janie Pinkston Sutton, SBI Acting Deputy Director

RSVP:
Credentialed members of the media are invited to attend. For additional information please e-mail Don Connelly at .

WHERE:
Greenville Police Department Training Room
500 South Greene Street
Greenville, N.C.

Parking for this event may be available in the Church across the street from the Police Department and also in a public lot located at the corner of 5th Street and Evans Street that is within walking distance of the Police Department.

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Contact: Davina Marraccini, 404-562-8293 or ; Don Connelly, 919-856-4172 or

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