A rugged, whitewater river flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent. New River Gorge National River in West Virginia encompasses over 70,000 acres of land along the New River, is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.
Salazar to Announce Final 5-Year Program for Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Development
Will Hold News Teleconference to Discuss Strategy
WASHINGTON – As part of the Obama Administration's “all-of-the-above” energy strategy to expand safe and responsible domestic energy production, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar tomorrow will announce the proposed final offshore oil and gas leasing program for 2012-2017, which covers leasing strategy and sales on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). The Secretary will unveil the program on a media teleconference with Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Tommy Beaudreau.
Credentialed media can participate by dialing 1-800-369-1923 and providing the access code INTERIOR.
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar
BOEM Director Tommy Beaudreau
News media teleconference to unveil final 5-year program for OCS oil and gas development
Thursday, June 28, 2012: 3:00 P.M. EDT.
Credentialed media are invited to join the press briefing by dialing 1-800-369-1923 and providing the access code INTERIOR.