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LOOK: Winning National Mall Redesign Plans Announced

The Huffington Post | Michael Grass | Posted 09.23.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Before a sell-out 1,200-person crowd seated in a tent on the National Mall on Thursday, three winning plans were announced as part of a ...

Children v. Dirty Business

William S. Becker | Posted 06.11.2012 | Green
William S. Becker

On May 11, a group of children will face off against the Obama administration and the NAM, arguing that common law requires governments to protect critical natural resources on behalf of current and future generations.

Secretary Salazar Tells Us About Fracking

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.03.2012 | Denver

Colorado College's 2012 State of the Rockies conference featured Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Director of the USGS Dr. Marcia McNutt, bot...

Toward a More Inclusive America: Telling the Story of Women in America

Sec. Ken Salazar | Posted 06.04.2012 | Latino Voices
Sec. Ken Salazar

We need to recognize, interpret, and preserve the stories of women from all walks of life - who may not have gained fame or notoriety - but who have all shaped our history and have made us who we are today as a people.

The Public Sides With Point Reyes Wilderness

Sylvia Earle | Posted 05.14.2012 | Green
Sylvia Earle

It is not difficult for either the casual park visitor or the seasoned scientist to recognize the ecological significance of Drakes Estero. Today, we understand the importance of protecting our beautiful and fragile coastline.

PHOTOS: The Newest National Historic Landmarks Are...

Posted 03.07.2012 | Travel

Ken Salazar, the Secretary of the Interior, announced the designation on Tuesday of 13 new historic landmarks in 9 different states. In a press rel...

New Everglades Refuge Benefits People, Wildlife, Ranching and Recreation

Mark Tercek | Posted 05.01.2012 | Green
Mark Tercek

Given difficult challenges for the Federal budget and the economy, you might expect support of conservation and the environment to weaken in the U.S. But, when we Americans are at our best, hard times can actually result in creativity and innovation.

Four Cabinet members willing to help Democratic super PACs

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 04.14.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Michael Beckel, iWatch NewsAt least four Cabinet members appear ready and willing to answer President Barack Obama's call to help fill the coffers ...

Not Everyone Happy With MLK Memorial Inscription Change

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.11.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A controversial truncated inscription on the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial that critics say makes the slain civil rights lead...

Gabriel Lerner

The Presence And Historic Legacy Of U.S. Hispanics | Gabriel Lerner | Posted 02.03.2012 | Latino Voices

Hearing what is said these days about Hispanics in the United States, you would think that the 50 million here -- who represent 16.4 percent of the po...

'Green News Report' - January 19, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.20.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: White House...

The Grand Canyon: Not for Sale

Sen. Ed Markey | Posted 03.17.2012 | Green
Sen. Ed Markey

In an effort to solidify their standing as the worst environmental Congress in history, House Republicans have proposed the unthinkable -- allowing a permanent uranium mining zone around the Grand Canyon. Something Congress has never done.

The Blink of an Eye

Michael Brune | Posted 03.16.2012 | Green
Michael Brune

The Colorado River needed millions of years to carve out the Grand Canyon. Letting mining companies run rampant could ruin it in the geological blink of an eye. Thank you and congratulations to the Obama administration for doing what's right.

'Green News Report' - January 10, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.11.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Rick Santor...

Wyoming Sportsmen Thank Secretary Salazar

Reg Rothwell | Posted 02.26.2012 | Green
Reg Rothwell

We thank Secretary Salazar because balance is crucial to protecting the wildlife, outdoor opportunities and sporting heritage that are such a rich part of Wyomingites lives.

Darrell Issa Seeks Answers On Occupy DC's McPherson Camping

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.13.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) has sent an letter to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar as...

Standing with Roosevelt and Salazar: No New Yellowcake Uranium Mining in the Grand Canyon

Rep. Kyrsten Sinema | Posted 01.02.2012 | Green
Rep. Kyrsten Sinema

Uranium mining doesn't belong here. It would wreak havoc on our local economies, our water supply, and our beautiful, quintessentially Western landscape all while putting tens of thousands of jobs in jeopardy.

Tom Zeller Jr.

Mark Ruffalo: It's Time To Move On From Fracking And Fossil Fuels | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 12.11.2011 | Green

The debate over natural gas development and hydraulic fracturing, or fracking -- the process of injecting huge volumes of water, sand and chemicals de...

Science Must Guide Offshore Arctic Conservation, Development

Marilyn Heiman | Posted 12.06.2011 | Green
Marilyn Heiman

How would the noise, disruption, air, and water pollution that drilling would bring affect one of the world's last relatively untouched ecosystems? What would happen if an oil spill were to occur? The short answer to both questions is: No one knows.

Paul Sandoval: Maker Of Kings, Deals, Tamales

Posted 12.03.2011 | Denver

He's been called a 'political kingmaker,' 'The Godfather,' and a 'backroom maestro.' But by his account, Paul Sandoval is 'just a lowly tamale maker....

Standing Up for Our Western Lands and Heritage

Bill Eikenberry | Posted 11.23.2011 | Green
Bill Eikenberry

Despite claims by oil and gas companies, the truth is that we can have both more responsible energy development and common sense protections for western lands.

Jordan Howard

Salazar Promotes Offshore Wind | Jordan Howard | Posted 10.17.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar on Wednesday announced the federal government will move forward with plans to accept applications to...

FOX and Republicans Rerun Mexicans, Lies and Videotape, As Arizona Becomes Grand Canyon State Again

Jeff Biggers | Posted 08.22.2011 | Politics
Jeff Biggers

As Interior Secretary Ken Salazar joined Havasupai tribal elders and Rep. Raul Grijalva for a historic announcement at the Grand Canyon National Park on Monday, Republicans across Arizona scurried to create their own roadside attraction.

Obama For America Picks A Hispanic Woman From Denver To Be National Political Director

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 08.09.2011 | Denver

President Barack Obama's re-election team has chosen Katherine Archuleta of Denver to be his national political director. The campaign told CNN that A...

Salazar Report Warns Of Water Decline

Posted 06.25.2011 | Denver

The Colorado, San Joaquin and Rio Grande river basins may see a decrease by eight to fourteen percent over the next 40 years, according to a report re...