|Media Advisory No. 5017.11
USDA Office of Communications
Interior to Host Onshore Renewable Energy Workshop
Secretaries Salazar, Chu, Vilsack will open conference with roundtable discussion on building a clean energy economy
WASHINGTON, February 8, 2011 – TOMORROW, the Department of the Interior will host an onshore renewable energy workshop. The two-day conference will bring together stakeholders from across the government, renewable energy industry, and conservation community to discuss the administration’s efforts to rapidly and responsibly stand-up renewable energy projects on our nation’s public lands.
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, Secretary of Energy Steven Chu and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack will open the workshop with a roundtable discussion about the Administration’s work to build a clean energy economy. Immediately following the roundtable, the Secretaries will hold a press conference to discuss how President Obama’s tax cuts are encouraging business investment and job creation in wind, solar and other renewable energy technologies.
All credentialed media are invited to cover the event. The forum also will be streamed live via a link on the Department of Interior’s homepage at www.doi.gov.
||Wednesday, February 9, 2011|
9 a.m. EST
||Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior|
Steven Chu, Secretary of Energy
Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture
||Roundtable Discussion on Renewable Energy |
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
9 a.m. Roundtable Discussion with Secretaries Salazar, Chu, Vilsack
10:15 a.m. Press Conference
||Department of the Interior|
1849 C St., NW
Washington, D.C. 20240
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