Obama Administration to Announce Next Steps for Potential Energy Development in the Mid- and South Atlantic

NORFOLK, Va. — Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Tommy P. Beaudreau will hold a press event tomorrow to discuss next steps regarding conventional and renewable energy development in the Mid- and South Atlantic offshore planning areas.

Secretary Salazar, Director Beaudreau will be joined by Douglas W. Domenech, Secretary of Natural Resources for the Commonwealth of Virginia in the visit to Fugro Atlantic, a company that provides geotechnical, hydrogeologic, environmental and marine survey services.

Members of the news media unable to attend in person are welcome to join the 10:30am press announcement via teleconference at 1-888-790-1884; access code “INTERIOR.”

Who:    Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior
            Tommy P. Beaudreau, Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
            Douglas W. Domenech, Secretary of Natural Resources, Commonwealth of Virginia

When: Wednesday, March 28 10:30 a.m. Press Conference

Where: Fugro Atlantic
          101 West Main St., World Trade Center
          Norfolk, VA 23510
 

Call In: Members of the news media are invited to call into the teleconference at 1-888-790-1884.  The access code is “INTERIOR.”