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Secretary Moniz Announces Travel to Alaska and other states to Discuss Energy Opportunities

Secretary Moniz will also attend Quadrennial Energy Review (QER) while in Wyoming

WASHINGTON – Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz will speak at two events in Alaska, host a meeting on the Quadrennial Energy Review in Wyoming, and attend the dedication ceremony at the opening of the Kansas City Plant in Missouri.

On Sunday, August 17, the Secretary will speak at the Chena Hot Springs Renewable Energy Fair, where he will be joined by Senator Lisa Murkowski and discuss the importance of harnessing Alaska’s energy potential. On Monday, August 18, the Secretary and Senator Mark Begich will participate in a media availability with local press. In Idaho, the Secretary will make remarks at the Intermountain Energy Summit about the energy landscape in the Mountain West and emerging opportunities in the President’s all-of-the-above energy strategy. He will also tour the Human Systems Simulation Laboratory at the Idaho National Laboratory.

The Secretary will then travel to Cheyenne, Wyoming for a Quadrennial Energy Review (QER) meeting, where he will receive public input on this administration-wide effort to make recommendations regarding key infrastructure needed for transmission, storage and distribution of energy. On the final portion of the tour, the Secretary will attend the dedication ceremony of the Kansas City Plant, which produces critical national security materials and plays a key role in reducing the threat of nuclear weapons.

 

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