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September 18, 2006
Hugh Vickery (202) 208-6416
Caroline Merritt (202) 208-1943 (public)

Acting Assistant Secretary Burton, EPA Regional Administrator Roberts to Attend "Listening" Session in Pinedale, WY.; Hold Media Availability

(WASHINGTON) - Acting Assistant Interior Secretary Johnnie Burton and Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Robbie Roberts will attend a cooperative conservation "listening session" in Pinedale, Wyoming, on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2006. The session will take place at the Sublette County Library at 1 p.m., preceded by a media availability at 12:30 p.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.

Who: Johnnie Burton, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Land
and Minerals Management
Robbie Roberts, EPA Regional Administrator
What: Cooperative Conservation Listening Session
When: Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2006
12:30 p.m. – Media availability
1 p.m. – Session begins
Where: Sublette County Library, Lovatt Room, 158 S. Tyler, Pinedale, WY
Media: All credentialed members of the news media are invited to attend.
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