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BP Oil Spill Teleconference with Pro-Athletes

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As the devastating impacts of the BP Oil Disaster continue to unfold, a group of athletes from different sports ranging from the NFL to NHL to Olympic medalists will join together to tour the damage caused by the BP oil disaster in the Gulf Coast, voice their support for Gulf Coast communities, and share what they have seen with their fans. They will highlight the connection between sports, health, and a clean environment, and discuss why we need to fully clean up the coast and move towards clean energy to ensure that a disaster like this never happens again. Athletes will take a boat tour of the affected region, and will then join a press teleconference to share their experiences with the media. Join us as we call into the press conference to voice our opinions. The pro athletes are: Mike Richter, NHL –New York Rangers Goalie & Winter Olympics (x3) Mike Alstott , NFL Fullback from Tampa Bay Buccaneers Leilani Munter, ARCA/NASCAR Andrew Ference, NHL, Boston Bruins Krista Bradford Ference, X game snowboarder Ovie Mughelli , NFL Fullback for the Atlanta Falcons Stacey Cook, U.S. Alpine Ski Team (2006 and 2010 Winter Olympics) Loree Smith, Track & field (2008 Summer Olympics) Gary Morgan, Track & field (1988 Olympics and 17 national titles) Chanda Rubin, Tennis (former #6 in the world)