Secretary Of Transportation Will Address Workshop

Wednesday, January 23, 2002
The Maritime Administration, in collaboration with the Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency, is sponsoring a two-day Workshop on Maritime Energy and Clean Emissions on Jan. 29-30 in Washington, DC. U.S. Secretary of Transportation Norman Y. Mineta will deliver the keynote address on Jan. 29. The first day of the workshop will look at how ports and other transportation modes deal with energy and environmental issues and will examine the impact of state, federal and international policies. The second day will focus on various technologies and methods being explored to improve energy efficiency and reduce air pollution. In addition, several international speakers will discuss policies affecting maritime energy and emissions in their countries. In addition to Secretary Mineta, scheduled speakers include Maritime Administrator Capt. William G. Schubert; David K. Garman, assistant secretary, U.S. Department of Energy; Rep. Frank A. LoBiondo, chairman of the Coast Guard and Marine Transportation Subcommittee of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee; and Sveinung Oftedal of the Norwegian Maritime Directorate. The workshop will be held at the St. Regis Hotel, 923 16th St., Washington, D.C. Attendance will be limited to 100 persons and a fee of $100 will be charged to cover the base costs of the two-day workshop. Advance registration is required. The agenda is available on the Maritime Administration's web site, www.marad.dot.gov. More information and registration forms are available from Regina Farr, (202) 366-1924, or e-mail regina.farr@marad.dot.gov.
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