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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 139-03
November 10, 2003

DoD and Florida Agree to Safeguard Critical Environmental Areas

     Principal Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Installations and Environment Philip Grone and Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will announce a partnership on Wednesday, Nov. 12, that will strengthen national security and protect significant natural resources in Northwest Florida.

     The announcement of the agreement will take place immediately following a meeting of the Florida Cabinet in the Cabinet Meeting Room, The Capitol, Tallahassee, Fla.

     The event is open for media coverage.  The DoD point of contact is Jan Larkin, (508) 274-7020.