Secretary Jewell to Speak on Value of Public Lands at Western Governors' Association Annual Meeting

Office of the Secretary

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will deliver remarks at the Annual Meeting of the Western Governors' Association in Park City, Utah, on Friday, June 28. Secretary Jewell will discuss Interior's balanced management of public lands and underscore the economic importance of activities such as outdoor recreation, travel and tourism, and responsible energy development to local communities throughout the West. Jewell will also discuss the President's climate action plan to develop home-grown energy and implement steady, responsible steps to cut carbon pollution.

This will be Jewell's first visit to Utah as Secretary of the Interior. The Western Governors' Association is an independent organization representing the governors of 19 states and three US-Flag Pacific islands.


Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell


Remarks to the Western Governors' Association Annual Meeting


Friday, June 28, 2013, 1:45 pm Mountain Time


Grand Ballroom I

Montage Deer Valley

9100 Marsac Avenue

Park City, Utah 84060


The session is open to credentialed members of the news media.

Following remarks, Secretary Jewell will be available for a brief media availability.