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Media Advisory



Salazar to Highlight Energy, Conservation through Colorado



09/12/2012


Contact: Blake Androff (202) 208-6416


WASHINGTON, DC – On Thursday, September 13, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will begin a trip through Colorado during which he will make stops in Boulder and Denver to discuss President Obama’s all-of-the-above energy strategy to expand domestic energy production and the economic impacts of the Administration’s America’s Great Outdoors initiative in Western and rural communities.

On Thursday, September 13, Secretary Salazar will offer remarks at the Center of the American West and Public Lands Foundation Symposium where he’ll discuss Interior’s work to stand up a renewable energy economy and to expand safe and responsible domestic energy production on our nation’s public lands.

On Friday, September 14, Secretary Salazar will join U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe and noted conservationist Louis Bacon for a press conference to make a major conservation announcement regarding Colorado’s San Luis Valley.

EVENT #1 - Center of the American West and Public Lands Foundation Symposium

WHO: Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior
WHAT: Center of the American West and Public Lands Foundation Symposium
WHEN: Thursday, September 13, 2012 @ 11:45 a.m. MDT
WHERE: University of Colorado at Boulder
Stadium Club at Folsom Field
Athletic Building/UCB 372
Boulder, CO 80309
MEDIA: Credentialed news media are invited to attend the event

EVENT #2 – Major Conservation Announcement
WHO: Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior
Louis Bacon, Noted Conservationist
Dan Ashe, Director, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
John Swartout, Executive Director, Colorado Coalition of Land Trusts
Dan Pike, Executive Director, Colorado Open Lands
John Fielder, Noted Photographer and Author
Crestina Martinez, Costilla County Commissioner
WHAT: Press Conference
WHEN: Friday, September 14, 2012 @ 10:30 a.m. MDT (media check-in @10:00 a.m. MDT)
WHERE: History Colorado Center, Atrium
1200 Broadway
Denver, CO
MEDIA: Credentialed news media are invited to attend the event and are encouraged to RSVP to Queen_Muse@ios.doi.gov.


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