September 5, 1996
Contact: Rick Borchelt, 202/456-6020
** MEDIA ADVISORY **
PRESIDENT'S SCIENCE ADVISOR TO HOST WHITE HOUSE
ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE IN GOLDEN, COLO.
Conference slated September 11,
Jefferson Co. Administration Building
John H. Gibbons, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology, will be among senior Clinton Administration officials visiting Golden, Colo., September 11 for a regional conference on new technologies to protect the environment at lower cost.
Gibbons will be joined by Colorado Gov. Roy Romer; Fred Hansen, Deputy Administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Alvin Alm, Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management, U.S. Department of Energy; Sherri Goodman, Deputy Under Secretary for Defense for Environmental Security; and Ralph Peterson, President and CEO of CH2M Hill, for an opening session 9-11 a.m. (MDT) in Hearing Room 1 of the Jefferson County Administration Building, 100 Jefferson County Parkway, Golden, Colo.
The opening session speakers will meet with reporters for a special briefing from 11-11:30 a.m. at the conference site, in Hearing Room 2. A working lunch and roundtable workshops on regulatory reinvention, R&D partnerships, federal facilities partnerships, finance, and international capacity- building and exports also are open to reporters as part of the afternoon program, which concludes with a closing plenary session 3-4 p.m. A press working room is available for the duration of the conference in the Edgewater Room (Room 1553).
Reporters should register in advance with the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (202/456-6020; fax 202/456-6019).
The Colorado White House Environmental Technologies Conference is one of a series of regional conferences requested by Vice President Al Gore to foster the development and deployment of innovative technologies that will do a better job of cleaning up and protecting the environment while generating jobs, exports, and economic growth.