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.
Secretary Jewell Delivers Keynote Speech at the American Wind Energy Association Offshore WINDPOWER Conference
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Secretary Jewell delivers her keynote speech for the Offshore WINDPOWER Conference on the importance of clean energy in powering the economy. Photo: US Department of the Interior
A Panel discusses offshore wind at the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Conference Photo: US Department of the Interior
Secretary Sally Jewell sits with US Senator Sheldon Whitehouse from Rhode Island. Photo: US Department of the Interior
Secretary Jewell and Senator Whitehouse speak after the keynote speech and Offshore WINDPOWER Conference Photo: US Department of the Interior
Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell delivered the keynote remarks at the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Offshore WINDPOWER Conference in Providence, Rhode Island on Tuesday, October 22. She highlighted the important role of clean energy in the President's Climate Action Plan and powering the economy. Efforts to spur responsible development of offshore wind energy are part of a series of Obama Administration actions to increase renewable energy both offshore and onshore by improving coordination with state, local and federal partners.