Salazar to Discuss America’s Great Outdoors with Governor Herbert, Tour Utah Community on Cutting Edge of Renewable Energy Revolution


Contact: Kendra Barkoff (202) 208-6416
       Hugh Vickery (202) 501-4633

SALT LAKE CITY – On Monday, April 26, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will meet with Governor Gary R. Herbert’s Balanced Resource Council to discuss America’s great outdoors, followed by a visit to the southwestern Utah community of Milford that is on the cutting edge of the renewable energy revolution. In Milford, Salazar will meet with the Wind Kids, a high school club that is applying practical math and science to wind energy projects, and tour wind and geothermal energy facilities.
Who: Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar
What: Meeting with Governor Herbert’s Balanced Resource Council and renewable energy tour near Milford

When: April 26, 2010

Event 1: SALT LAKE CITY - Media Availability with Governor Herbert 11 a.m. MDT
Media Availability Following Meeting with Balanced Resource Council and Discussion of America’s Great Outdoors
Utah State Capitol
Seagull Room

Event 2: MILFORD, UT - Renewable Energy Tour 1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. MDT
(media intending to participate in the tour should RSVP to the DOI press office at 202-208-6416)

1:30 p.m. MDT
Meeting with Milford Wind Kids
Milford High School
62 North 300 West Street
Milford, Utah 84751  

3:00 p.m. MDT       
Visit Blundell Geothermal Plant
Milford, Utah 8475

4:30 p.m. MDT
Visit Milford Wind Corridor Operations Center and tour wind field