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 Salazar's Testimony on Obama Administration's Ongoing Response to BP Oil Spill
Office of the Secretary
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar is testifying today before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee regarding the Obama Administration's ongoing response to the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Secretary Salazar will also testify this afternoon before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee.