GANA Announces Keith McCoy to Speak at Glass
March 3, 2010
The Glass Association of North America (GANA) announced that Keith
McCoy, vice president and senior lobbyist on energy issues for the
National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), will address its members
during the upcoming Glass Week conference in Las Vegas later this
month. McCoy is also the executive director of the Business Network
for Environmental Justice, a voluntary organization of business,
corporations, industry trade associations, industry service providers
and business groups interested in environmental justice issues.
Additionally, he serves on the National Advisory Council for the
Corporate Wetlands Restoration Partnership, a unique private/public
partnership to restore wetlands and other aquatic habitats in the
United States. He will discuss the current status of the green movement
in Washington, D.C., as well as implications for the glass and glazing
"We are very excited to have McCoy speak to our members,"
says Bill Yanek, GANA executive vice president. "He is on the
front lines in Congress and has a vantage point that will be incredibly
valuable for those in the industry trying to gauge what effect energy
legislation and code changes will have on their business."
McCoy is currently the vice president for energy and resources policy
at NAM, a broad-based association located in Washington, D.C. In
this capacity, McCoy serves as the senior lobbyist before Congress
and the Administration on energy, climate change, chemical security,
hazardous and solid waste, the Clean Water Act, the Safe Drinking
Water Act, wetlands, the Endangered Species Act, waste minimization
and environmental justice issues. He will speak as part of a special
U.S. Senate presentation on energy during the Glass Week Membership
General Session at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 27. The event is
taking place at the Paris Las Vegas Resort and Casino.
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