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 Record Investments for Rural Communities
Office of the Secretary
WASHINGTON – On Thursday, June 14, 2012, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will hold a news media teleconference to announce the Department of the Interior's record investments for rural communities across the nation under the 2012 Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) program. More than 1,850 local governments are receiving the largest amount ever distributed under the program to help fund vital government services, such as public safety, housing, social services and transportation.
Credentialed news media are invited to participate in the teleconference by dialing 1-888-790-3548 and providing the access code INTERIOR.
Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior
2012 Payments in Lieu of Taxes allocations for rural communities
Thursday, June 14, 2012 @ 1:30 PM EDT
Credentialed news media are invited to participate in the teleconference by dialing 1-888-790-3548 and provide the access code INTERIOR.