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October 20, 2009

Media Advisory: Media Availability to Open Large-Scale Hydro Forum

The Council of the Federation Forum on Large-Scale Hydroelectric Development: Aligning Economic and Environmental Goals will be held in St. John�s tomorrow (Wednesday, October 21) in Salons B, C and D at the Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland. The forum is being co-chaired by the Honourable Kathy Dunderdale, Minister of Natural Resources, and the Honourable Charlene Johnson, Minister of Environment and Conservation, and will focus on large-scale hydro in the context of addressing climate change.

Media are permitted to attend the opening session from 8:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. for the opening remarks by the co-chairs. This will be followed by a media availability with the co-chairs in the Ballroom Foyer at 9:00 a.m.

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Media contacts:

Tracy Barron
Director of Communications
Department of Natural Resources
709-729-5282, 690-8241
Melony O�Neill
Director of Communications
Department of Environment and Conservation
709-729-2575, 689-0928

2009 10 20                                          10:15 a.m.

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