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Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Secretary Salazar and Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change Carol Browner to Hold a Briefing on 6 Month Moratorium on Exploratory Deepwater Drilling, New Safety Measures for Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling

WASHINGTON—Today at 3:00 PM EDT, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change Carol Browner will hold a briefing with reporters to discuss the 6 month moratorium on exploratory deepwater drilling and the implementation of new safety measures for offshore oil and gas drilling.

WHAT:       Briefing to discuss 6 month moratorium on deepwater drilling and new safety measures for offshore oil and gas drilling

WHEN:       Today, May 27 at 3:00 PM EDT

Dial-in:        (800) 398-9386

Call Title:  “White House Conference Call”