Office of the Spokesperson
September 17, 2018
U.S. Delegation to the G-7 Environment, Energy, and Oceans
Ministerial in Halifax
The Group of Seven (G-7) Environment, Energy, and Oceans Ministerial will take place in Halifax, Nova Scotia, September 19–21, 2018. The State Department delegation, led by Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and Fisheries William Gibbons-Fly, will include senior officers from the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs and the Bureau of Energy Resources. Other senior officials representing the United States will include Acting Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler; Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette; and Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere Tim Gallaudet.
The Ministerial includes high-level discussions on improving the health of the world’s oceans and the blue economy; energy production and transportation; and climate change.
For press inquiries, please contact OES-PA-DG@state.gov