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Sally Jewell Interior Secretary

Rebecca Klein

The Federal Government Has A Lot Of Work To Do In Fixing Up Native American Schools

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Klein | Posted 03.06.2015 | Politics

Numerous schools for Native American students are in abysmal physical condition, and it is the federal government’s fault, according to a preliminar...

Sec. Of The Interior: Millennial Voters Can Turn The Tide On Climate Change

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 10.29.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Despite the partisan squabbles that seem to be consuming Congress these days, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell has faith that millennials can ma...

Kate Sheppard

The Secretary Of The Interior Lays Out What's Most Frustrating About Washington

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has faced an uphill battle in Washington as she tries to implement her ambitious agenda. In February, she went snowsho...

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. ...

It's Time to Set the Record Straight on Fracking

Wenonah Hauter | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Wenonah Hauter

While fracking's impacts are increasingly clear, what is unclear is why the Obama administration continues to cheerlead for big oil and gas interests, ignoring the science -- even when the data come from its own agencies.

Interior Secretary Says Climate Change Denial Not Welcome At Agency

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.02.2013 | Politics

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell wants to get rid of any climate change denial at the agency, telling her employees this week that if they doubt the ex...

Protecting the Places We Climb

Phil Powers | Posted 07.22.2013 | Green
Phil Powers

Outdoor recreation employs 6.1 million Americans, and the sector is growing about 5 percent annually. Conservation and access for recreation, including climbing, biking, hiking, and fishing make this economic impact possible.

Interior Secretary: Native American Education Is 'Embarrassing'

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

Testifying for the first time before the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Wednesday, new Interior Secretary Sally Jewell outlined her upcoming ...

Gun Reform Failures Revive Questions On Obama's Persuasive Power But Answers Aren't Easy

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.23.2013 | Politics

The failures of the Senate to pass gun policy legislation have spurred questions, once again, about the style and effectiveness of President Barack Ob...

Sally Jewell: An Ideal Choice to Lead Our National Parks Into Their Next Century

Tom Kiernan | Posted 06.11.2013 | Green
Tom Kiernan

To me, this spoke volumes about Sally's personality -- it showed her sensitivity, her quickness to act, and her dedication to helping others, even if it means changing her own plans to take the most responsible action.

Government and Industry Are Colluding to Eliminate America's Wild Horses -- Will Sally Jewell Stop Them?

Suzanne Roy | Posted 05.20.2013 | Green
Suzanne Roy

The ranchers who influence the Bureau for Land Management (BLM) policy view wild horses as competition for cheap, taxpayer-subsidized livestock grazing on public lands. They want them gone, and the BLM has been only too happy to comply.

Jewell Nomination Draws Support Of Conservationists And Oil Industry

Posted 02.07.2013 | Green

President Obama nominated Sally Jewell to serve as Secretary of the Interior on Wednesday, drawing praise from both conservation groups and the energy...