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Secretary of Interior

Trump Taps Climate-Confused Congressman As Interior Secretary

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 12.15.2016 | Politics

President-elect Donald Trump has tapped Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-Mont.) to become the next interior secretary. If the Senate approves his nomination, Zinke,...

Oilmen, pro-development financiers and Sarah Palin in the queue for Interior

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 11.28.2016 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has been mentioned as a possible Interior Secretary. But pretty much all the names floating around for that post would ...

Donald Trump's Pick For Interior Secretary Could Do A Lot Of Damage

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 11.16.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― President-elect Donald Trump is just starting to arrange the team that will advise him and implement his policy agenda. But the list of...

Feds Decide Not To Add Greater Sage Grouse To Endangered Species List

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.22.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Tuesday that it will not be adding the greater sage grouse to the federal endangered specie...

How an Ordinary Person Can Change the World, Well at Least Start the Process...

Janice S. Lintz | Posted 07.10.2016 | Impact
Janice S. Lintz

Imagine waking up one day and learning that your daughter has a hearing loss. Imagine finding out the access your daughter needs doesn't exist in this country but does elsewhere.

Kate Sheppard

Government Shutdown Cost Communities Near National Parks $414 Million | Kate Sheppard | Posted 03.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Last October's 16-day government shutdown cut the number of visitors to national parks by nearly 7.9 million, according to a report issu...

A Sea Change in the Mid-Atlantic -- Many Hands Makes Light Work

Sarah Chasis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Chasis

Today at noon I will witness the dawning of an important new council dedicated to protecting our precious and threatened Atlantic Ocean: the Governors' Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on Oceans.

Mid-Atlantic Governors to Sign Landmark Agreement to Protect Ocean

Sarah Chasis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Chasis

Our oceans don't recognize borders. That's why it's so significant that these five Governors will agree to reach across state lines to protect them.

Not a Woman in the Picture

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jenkins

Is it a coincidence that in the world's largest economy, whose military expenditure accounts for half the global total, the most senior posts dealing with money and war are still reserved for men?

Raul Grijalva Great Choice for Secretary of Interior

Howard Shanker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howard Shanker

The appointment of Raul Grijalva as Secretary of the Interior presents a rare opportunity to bring a uniquely qualified candidate, with true grass-roots ties, and a broad based progressive bent to the Cabinet.