Department of the Interior
Office of the Secretary
August 10, 2006
| CONTACT: Hugh Vickery, DOI
|PLEASE NOTE: TIME HAS CHANGED TO 10:30 A.M.
Deputy Interior Secretary Scarlett, Deputy Agriculture Under Secretary Tenny and EPA Regional Administrator Welsh
WASHINGTON – Deputy Secretary of the Interior Lynn Scarlett, Deputy Under Secretary of Agriculture for Natural Resources David Tenny and EPA Regional Administrator Donald Welsh will attend a cooperative conservation “listening session” in Salem, Va., on Monday, August 14, 2006. The session will take place in the Wortmann Ballroom at Roanoke College’s Colket Center. The starting time has been changed to 10:30 a.m.
The “listening session” is one in a series of public meetings across the country to solicit and exchange ideas on incentives, partnership programs, and regulations that can improve results and promote cooperative conservation and environmental partnerships. In addition to Interior and EPA, the Agriculture Department, the Commerce Department and the White House Council on Environmental Quality are sponsoring the sessions.