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Secretary Dirk Kempthorne, EPA Administrator Johnson, Florida Governor Bush to Attend “Listening Session” in Orlando, Florida


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 20, 2006


Contacts:
Hugh Vickery (FWS media), (202) 208-6416
Caroline Merritt (public), (202) 208-1943

 

(WASHINGTON) – Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Stephen L. Johnson, and Florida Governor Jeb Bush will attend a cooperative conservation “listening session” in Orlando, Florida, on Monday, Sept. 25, 2006. The session will take place at the Orange County Convention Center at 3 p.m., preceded by a media availability at 2:45 p.m.

The “listening session” is one in a series of public meetings across the country to solicit and exchange ideas on incentives, partnership programs, and regulations that can improve results and promote cooperative conservation and environmental partnerships. In addition to Interior and EPA, the Agriculture Department, the Commerce Department and the White House Council on Environmental Quality are sponsoring the sessions.

Who:

Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne
EPA Administrator Stephen L. Johnson
Florida Governor Jeb Bush

What:

Cooperative Conservation Listening Session

When:

Monday, September 25, 2006
2:45 p.m. – Media availability
3 p.m. – Session begins

Where:

Orange County Convention Center, North Concourse, Room N320, 9400 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, Fla.

Media:

All credentialed members of the news media are invited to attend.

 


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