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PRESS CALL ADVISORY: Former Secretary of the Interior Salazar and Former Deputy Secretary Scarlett to Discuss Impacts of Shutdown on National Parks, Energy, and Public Lands

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Contact: Anne Shoup
Phone: 202.481.7146

Washington, D.C. — On Thursday, October 10, the Center for American Progress will host a press call with former Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and former Deputy Secretary of the Interior Lynn Scarlett to discuss the impacts of the ongoing government shutdown on national parks; local businesses that depend on hunting, angling, and outdoor recreation; and energy development on public lands.


Ken Salazar, former Secretary of the Interior in the administration of President Barack Obama
Lynn Scarlett, former Deputy Secretary of the Interior in the administration of President George W. Bush


Thursday, October 10, 2013
2:30 p.m. EDT (11:30 a.m. PDT)

Dial-in information:

Conference ID # 5887610


Please confirm your participation in the call by contacting Anne Shoup at or 202.481.7146.


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