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Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
December 10, 2003


Press briefing on New OECD Environmental Standards - December 11

Under Secretary for Economic, Business and Agricultural Affairs Alan Larson will host an on-the-record, off-camera press briefing on Thursday, December 11 at 2:00 p.m. to discuss new environmental standards for projects financed by the government credit agencies of Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development member countries. Under Secretary Larson will be joined by James Connaughton, Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality; Peter Saba, Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel at the U.S. Export-Import Bank; and Clay Lowery, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Debt, Development and Quantitative Policy at the U.S. Treasury Department. Representatives from U.S. non-governmental organizations and business groups have also been invited to participate in the briefing.

Pick-up time for all press participants will be 1:45 p.m. from the State Departmentís 23rd Street entrance.

Media representatives who plan to attend must present one of the following press credentials: (1) a U.S. Government-issued identification card (Department of State, White House, Congress, Department of Defense or Foreign Press Center), (2) a media-issued photo identification card, or (3) a letter from their employer on letterhead verifying their employment as a journalist, accompanied by an official photo identification (driverís license or passport).

For further information, please contact Jim Wojtasiewicz, Bureau for Economic and Business Affairs, U.S. Department of State at (202) 647-2744, or Eric Madison, (202) 647-0677.

2003/1248


Released on December 10, 2003

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