Interior Secretary, BOEMRE Director to Visit Tulane University As Part of Environmental Science Recruiting Tour

April 11, 2011

Keith Brannon
Phone: 504-862-8789


WHO:    Ken Salazar, secretary of the Interior, and Michael R. Bromwich, director of the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), will visit Tulane University as part of a campaign to recruit students from the nation’s top colleges and universities to join the United States’ offshore oil and gas regulatory program.    

WHAT:    As part of Interior’s efforts to promote safe and balanced development of offshore resources, Salazar and Bromwich are meeting with students regarding careers in public service, including current and new environmental science positions at BOEMRE. Prior to the meeting, they will tour Tulane’s environmental science laboratory facilities.

WHEN/WHERE:     Wed., April 13

1:30 p.m.   Tour of Tulane lab facilities -- Fish Ecology Lab, Science and Engineering Complex,  Room 100, 
Engineering Road, Tulane University

2:00 p.m.     Salazar, Bromwich remarks to students --
Room 110, Weinmann Hall, Tulane Law School, 6329 Freret St.

MORE:    News media are welcome to attend all events; Salazar and Bromwich will be available for media at 3 p.m. following the student meeting.

Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5000