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Media Advisory

Assistant Secretary Allred to Deliver Keynote Remarks to Western Mining Conference

WASHINGTON -- Interior Assistant Secretary Steve Allred will deliver keynote remarks to the Western Mining Conference on Monday, Feb. 26, 2007, in Denver, Colorado.

Assistant Secretary Allred, who oversees land and minerals management agencies at Interior, will discuss the mining industry’s role in public land and energy policy initiatives. His remarks begin at 9 a.m. A media availability will be held immediately after his presentation.

The conference, a joint meeting of the Colorado Mining Association and the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration, will be held at the Colorado Convention Center.

WHO: Interior Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management Steve Allred
WHAT: Keynote Remarks to the Western Mining Conference
WHEN: 9:00 a.m., Monday, February 26, 2007
WHERE: Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th Street, Denver, Colorado
MEDIA: All credentialed media are invited to attend
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