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Media Advisory



Secretary Salazar to Convene Forum on Natural Gas Hydraulic Fracturing on Public Lands



11/16/2010

Contact: Kendra Barkoff (DOI) 202-208-6416

WASHINGTON, D.C. - On Tuesday, November 30, 2010 Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will host a forum entitled Natural Gas Hydraulic Fracturing on Public Lands: A Forum Hosted by the Department of the Interior.

As recently as November 3, 2010, President Obama reiterated his commitment to the development of natural gas resources. The Department of the Interior shares that commitment and wants to ensure that natural gas is developed in a safe and environmentally sustainable manner so that the U.S. can fully realize the economic, security, and environmental benefits of this important energy resource.

WHO:
Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior, Senior federal and state government officials, industry representatives, and representatives from non-governmental organizations as panelists
WHAT:
Forum on Natural Gas Hydraulic Fracturing on Public Lands
WHEN:
Tuesday, November 30, 2010; 1:00 p.m. EST
WHERE:
Department of the Interior South Interior Building Auditorium
1951 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20240
MEDIA:
All credentialed media are invited to cover the event.
 

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