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Press Conference Call Tomorrow: Agriculture Secretary Vilsack and Energy Secretary Chu to Discuss Efforts to Reduce U.S. Oil Dependence

May 4, 2011 - 12:00am

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WASHINGTON - TOMORROW, May 5, 2011, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Energy Secretary Steven Chu will host a media conference call to highlight Obama Administration efforts to move the nation towards a clean energy future and reduce America's dependence on imported oil.

Secretaries Vilsack and Chu will be announcing biomass research and development grants to the following states: Florida, Hawaii, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Montana, New Jersey, and South Carolina.

 

WHAT: Agriculture Secretary Vilsack and Energy Secretary Chu will host a media conference call to highlight Obama Administration alternative fuel efforts
 
WHEN: Thursday, May 5, 2011

2 p.m. EDT
 

DIAL IN:

800-857-5233

Passcode: USDA (Given Verbally)

Troubleshooting: 202-720-8560

All callers using the above pass code will be placed in listen only mode. To join the Q&A portion of the meeting, callers are instructed to press *1 on their touch tone phone.

Media contact(s):

USDA Office of Communications: (202) 720-4623

DOE Office of Communications: (202) 586-4940

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