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Media Advisory



Tuesday: Secretary Jewell, Governor Patrick to Mark Major Milestone for Massachusetts Offshore Wind



06/16/2014



WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, June 17, 2014, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick will announce a major milestone for offshore wind energy. Joining them at the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center wind testing facility will be Walter Cruickshank, Acting Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.

As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to create American jobs, develop domestic clean energy sources and cut carbon pollution, Interior has been working with Atlantic state government task forces to spur renewable energy projects on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf.
 

Members of the media unable to attend today’s event can join via teleconference by calling 1-888-989-8176 and entering passcode: INTERIOR.


WHO:     
Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior  
Deval Patrick, Governor of Massachusetts
Walter Cruickshank, BOEM Acting Director

WHAT:  
Offshore Wind Announcement

WHEN:        
June 17, 2014
12:45 pm EDT Media Check-In
1:00 pm EDT Tour of Clean Energy Center (b-roll opportunity)
1:30 pm EDT Press Conference

WHERE:  
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center
Wind Technology Testing Center
100 Terminal Street
Charlestown, MA

MEDIA:
Credentialed members of the media can participate in the press teleconference by calling 1-888-989-8176 and entering passcode: INTERIOR

RSVP:          
Media interested in attending the press conference are encouraged to RSVP here by 6pm on June 16, 2014. Media who attend should plan to bring press credentials and a photo ID.