Secretary Salazar to Discuss Progress of Renewable Energy on Public Lands, Proposed Solar Project in California


WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Thursday, December 20, 2012, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will hold a news media teleconference to discuss the progress of renewable energy development on public lands, as well as announce a milestone on a solar energy project proposed for the California desert.

Secretary Salazar will be joined by David J. Hayes, Deputy Secretary of the Interior, and Neil Kornze, Acting Deputy Director of the Bureau of Land Management.

WHO: Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior

David J. Hayes, Deputy Secretary of the Interior

Neil Kornze, Acting Deputy Director, Bureau of land Management
WHAT: Conference Call to Discuss Renewable Energy
WHEN: Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 2:00 pm EDT
MEDIA: Credentialed news organizations are invited to participate by dialing

1-888-957-9828; Access Code: INTERIOR (given verbally)