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Obama Administration Officials to Hold Press Call Today to Discuss Conservation Initiatives in America’s Great Outdoors Report

Release Date: 02/17/2011
Contact Information: Sahar Wali, CEQ, (202) 395-5428, Kendra Barkoff, DOI, (202) 208-6416, Tom Fazzini, USDA, (202) 720-4623, EPA Press Office, (202) 564-2081

WASHINGTON - Nancy Sutley, Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality, Secretary Ken Salazar, Department of the Interior, Secretary Tom Vilsack, Department of Agriculture and Lisa Jackson, Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a conference call with reporters today, Feb. 17, 2011. They will discuss the America’s Great Outdoors Report, the Administration’s action plan under the America’s Great Outdoors initiative that outlines ways in which the Federal Government will help empower local communities to accomplish their conservation and recreation priorities.

WHO: Nancy Sutley, Chair, White House Council on Environmental Quality

      Ken Salazar, Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior
      Tom Vilsack, Secretary, Department of Agriculture
      Lisa P. Jackson, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

WHAT: Conference Call with Reporters

WHEN: Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. EST

WHERE: Participant dial-in number: 1-888-769-8789
Access Code: OUTDOOR