ADVISORY: Secretaries Perdue and Zinke to Host Wildfire Briefing TOMORROW

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ADVISORY: Secretaries Perdue and Zinke to Host Wildfire Briefing TOMORROW

(Washington, D.C., May 9, 2018) –U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and U.S. Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke will host a wildfire briefing TOMORROW, Thursday, May 10th for Members of Congress at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) headquarters to hear the forecast for this year’s wildfire season. Following the meeting, the secretaries will sign a memorandum to wildland fire leadership highlighting the importance of inter-departmental collaboration as wildfire season approaches. After the signing, Secretary Perdue will host a media availability.

Secretaries Perdue and Zinke to Host Wildfire Briefing and Sign Memorandum

WHAT: Secretaries Perdue and Zinke will hold a wildfire briefing for Members of Congress and sign a memorandum to wildland fire leadership. Following the event, Secretary Perdue will host a media availability.

WHEN: TOMORROW, Thursday, May 10th at 8:00 a.m. ET

WHERE: Williamsburg Room of the Jamie L. Whitten Building, 1400 Jefferson Dr SW, Washington, DC 20250

*NOTE: The media availability following the signing will occur next door in Room 107A.

*NOTE: Media interested in attending must RSVP to press by TODAY, Wednesday, May 9th at 6:00 p.m. ET.

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