On Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008, Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne will announce a final plan for the development of significant geothermal energy resources on public lands in 12 Western states and Alaska. The plan is contained in a Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement. The announcement will be made via a moderated teleconference at 1 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Media wishing to participate should call 1- 888-787-0203 and enter the pass code 99157.
|Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne
Interior Assistant Secretary C. Stephen Allred, Land and Minerals Management
|Announcement of Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement on geothermal energy development on U.S. public lands
|1 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008
|Credentialed media wishing to participate should call 1-888-787-0203 and enter the pass code 99157. Media will be asked to provide names and affiliations.
Teleconference Time Zones
1 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time
12-Noon Central Daylight Time
11 a.m. Mountain Daylight Time
10 a.m. Arizona Time
10 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time