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Kate Sheppard

Democrats Push Interior Department To Take Action, Protect New Land

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– A group of 109 Democratic House members is urging the Obama administration to use its executive authority to protect new public land. ...

Reagan's Birthday Caveat

Edward Flattau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Edward Flattau

Reagan's anti-big government ideology led him to choose department heads dedicated to weakening or rolling back regulatory safeguards -- safeguards that were designed to protect the environment.

Ken Salazar: 'I'm staying'

politico.com | PATRICK REIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says he's not leaving his post any time soon. Salazar was not present at President Barack Obama's State of the Union...

Lucia Graves

Dems Demand That Salazar Stop Dragging His Heels And Investigate BP Whistleblower Allegations

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar still has yet to conduct a formal interview with Ken Abbott, a whistleblower from BP's Atlantis rig where operators are...

Ken Salazar To Release Water Into Grand Canyon

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Interior secretary Ken Salazar is calling for the Colorado River to be flooded in order protect habitats and archeological sites in the grand canyon. ...

A Broken Promise Jeopardizes America's Wildlife Conservation Legacy

Jamie Rappaport Clark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jamie Rappaport Clark

Sec. Salazar's legal sleight of hand is in direct contrast to Obama's pledge to restore scientific integrity to decisions about endangered-species conservation.

Federal Bailout Won't Make A Dent in Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Problems

Brooke-Sidney Gavins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brooke-Sidney Gavins

The Delta, which provides water to nearly two-thirds of all Californians and is suffering from a three year drought, may not have a federal bailout after all.