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WASHINGTON - Tomorrow, Tuesday, November 9th, at 11:45 AM EST, Vice President Biden will hold a Middle Class Task Force event to announce a series of federal actions designed to lay the groundwork for a strong, self-sustaining home energy efficiency retrofit industry. The initiatives being announced will address recommendations from the October 2009 Middle Class Task Force Recovery Through Retrofit report. The Vice President will be joined by CEQ Chair Nancy Sutley, Secretary of Energy Steven Chu, Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis, and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan.

The event will be open press. Additional media details are below. This event will also be streamed live on White House Live.


WHAT:Vice President Biden to Hold Middle Class Task Force Event Tomorrow  
WHO:Vice President Joe Biden, Chair of the White House Middle Class Task Force
Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality Nancy Sutley
Secretary of Energy Steven Chu
Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan
WHEN:Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 at 11:45 AM EST
Camera pre-set: 10:45 AM EST, White House Stakeout Location       
Gather time: 11:15 AM EST, White House Stakeout Location
WHERE:Eisenhower Executive Office Building
South Court Auditorium
RSVP:This event is OPEN PRESS, but media must RSVP with the NAME, MEDIA OUTLET, PHONE AND EMAIL for each person planning to cover the event to, by Tuesday, November 9, at 8:00 AM EST.  All press will enter the White House at the Northwest Gate. At the event, press are required to wear a media credential at all times, either around the neck or pinned to clothing.

Media contact(s):

(202) 586-4940