Secretaries Haaland and Raimondo to Make Clean Energy Jobs Announcement, Discuss Progress on Offshore Wind Development

Release Date
Washington, DC

Tomorrow, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland, Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo, Bureau Ocean Energy Management Director Amanda Lefton, and labor leaders will host a press call to discuss the Biden-Harris administration’s goal of accelerating responsible development of renewable energy on public lands and waters as a key component of tackling the climate crisis and creating jobs – including next steps on the proposed Vineyard Wind I offshore wind project.

The call follows recent announcements by the Administration outlining bold actions that will catalyze offshore wind energy, including a shared goal to deploy 30 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind in the United States by 2030, while protecting biodiversity and promoting ocean co-use.

WHAT: Press call to announce progress on development of clean energy economy


  • Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland
  • Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo
  • Amanda Lefton, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Director
  • Sean McGarvey, North America's Building Trades Unions
  • Francis (Frank) Callahan, Massachusetts Building Trades

WHEN: Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 11:30 a.m. EST

ACCESS: Credentialed members of the press can join the call by dialing 888-324-7110; passcode: INTERIOR.