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Statement by Press Secretary Matt Chandler on Obama Administration Officials' Travel to Colorado and Idaho

Release Date: 
July 1, 2012

For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
Contact: 202-282-8010

"Obama Administration officials will travel to Colorado and Idaho on Monday and Tuesday, July 2-3, to survey ongoing wildfire response efforts on the ground, thank heroic first responders battling the fires, meet with state and local officials and underscore the Administration's support for impacted communities. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack will visit Denver and Colorado Springs, Colo., and Boise, Idaho. In Boise, Secretaries Napolitano and Vilsack will visit the National Interagency Fire Center and participate in a media availability. More details on the trip will be released once they are finalized." 
 
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