Salazar to Visit to Fort Berthold Reservation in North Dakota for Major Energy Announcement


Contact: Blake Androff (202) 208-6416

WASHINGTON, D.C. — As part of President Obama’s efforts to expand domestic energy production and strengthen American Indian communities, on Wednesday, October 10, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will join Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Donald E. “Del” Laverdure, Bureau of Indian Affairs Director Mike Black and Three Affiliated Tribes Chairman Tex Hall to make an announcement regarding energy development on tribal lands in North Dakota.

Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior
Del Laverdure, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs
Mike Black, Director of the Bureau of Indian Affairs
Tex Hall, Chairman of the Three Affiliated Tribes
WHAT: Announcement on Energy Development on Tribal Lands
WHEN: Wednesday, October 10, 2012 @ 12pm CDT
WHERE: Three Affiliated Tribes Headquarters
404 Frontage Road
New Town, North Dakota