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Media Advisory



Tuesday: Secretary Jewell, Governor O’Malley to Make Announcement on Offshore Wind in Maryland



12/16/2013



BALTIMORE, MD – As part of President Obama’s comprehensive plan to move our economy toward domestic clean energy sources and begin to slow the effects of climate change, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will join Governor Martin O’Malley and others for an important announcement on progress for wind leasing offshore Maryland.

Efforts to spur responsible development of offshore wind energy are part of a series of Obama Administration actions to increase renewable energy both offshore and onshore. President Obama’s comprehensive Climate Action Plan challenges Interior to re-double efforts on its renewable energy program by approving 20,000 megawatts of renewable energy production on public lands and waters by 2020.

WHO:
Sally Jewell, U.S. Secretary of the Interior
Tommy Beaudreau, Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Martin O’Malley, Governor of Maryland
Mark Rice, CEO of Maritime Applied Physics Corporation

WHAT:
Announcement on Maryland offshore wind leasing
 
WHEN:
Tuesday, December 17
10:15 a.m. EST – Media check-in
10:30 a.m. – Event begins
NOTE: Q&A with event participants to immediately follow announcement
                  
WHERE:
Maritime Applied Physics Corporation Headquarters
1850 Frankfurst Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21226
NOTE: Media who are not able to attend can use the following listen-only call-in information:
Dial-in: 888-469-3147
Passcode: INTERIOR


RSVP:
Media interested in attending are encouraged to RSVP here by 6:00 p.m. EST on Monday, December 16
 
 
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