Washington, DC - On Wednesday, July 30, 2008, Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne will announce a new energy initiative for the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf -- a process that will include full public involvement and multiple environmental reviews.
Kempthorne will make the announcement in a news media teleconference beginning at 2 p.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time, followed by a media availability. He will be joined by Randall Luthi, Director of Interior's Minerals Management Service.
|Who:||Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne
Randall Luthi, Director of the Minerals Management Service
|What:||Announcement of an energy initiative for the Outer Continental Shelf|
|When:|| Wednesday, July 30, 2008: 2 p.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time; 1 p.m. Central Daylight Savings Time; 12-Noon Mountain Daylight Savings Time; and 11 a.m. Pacific Daylight Savings Time
|Media:||All credentialed news media are invited to participate.|
|Conference Call:||News media representatives wishing to participate in the teleconference should dial 800-857-9037 and use the passcode 8108388. Please provide your name and affiliation to the conference moderator.|
|Interviews:||To schedule TV interviews with Secretary Kempthorne or MMS Director Luthi, media should call Frank Quimby at (202) 208-6416.|