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Former Interior Secretary: Build The Keystone XL Oil Pipeline

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says he believes the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada should be built. Salazar said at ...

Federal Judge Rules Against California Company In Landmark Case

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 09.05.2013 | Green

In what may be a final blow to California's only oyster cannery, a federal appeals court upheld a ruling that terminated the historic farm's lease in ...

Chamber of the Americas: A Conduit to Latin American Commerce and Culture

Wayne Trujillo | Posted 09.17.2013 | Denver
Wayne Trujillo

The ubiquitous chamber of commerce populates America's business topography comparable to apple pie, baseball and midsummer pyrotechnics. Every munici...

Salazar Announces His Next Big Move

AP | COLLEEN SLEVIN | Posted 08.06.2013 | Denver

DENVER — Former U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will start work next week as a partner in an international law firm that will allow him to r...

Stealing the Heart of a National Park: Oyster Company's Alliance With Big Oil

Helen Grieco | Posted 06.24.2013 | Green
Helen Grieco

Recent developments demonstrate how deeply involved the Drakes Bay Oyster Company is in the larger political agenda aimed squarely at opening up our most treasured landscapes to inappropriate commercial uses.

As Salazar Retires From Interior, Friends And Foes Reflect

The Colorado Independent | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.17.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Scot Kersgaard. Like any good — or bad — Secretary of the Interior, Colorado’s Ken Salazar will leave Washing...

Sustainable Agriculture, Wilderness and Drakes Bay Oysters: The Role of Science in Policy

Peter H. Gleick | Posted 01.23.2013 | Science
Peter H. Gleick

Scientific integrity, logic, reason and the scientific method are core to the strength of our nation. We may disagree about matters of opinion and policy, but we (and our elected representatives) must not misuse, hide or misrepresent science in service of our preferences and ideology.

A Deal Is a Deal

Lynn Scarlett | Posted 03.19.2013 | Green
Lynn Scarlett

This tale might appear to be a poster story for economy versus environment and business versus bureaucrats. Why terminate a permit for a business that generated jobs -- and food?

Green Radar: Watershed Protection, The Keystone Pipeline And The Mixed Legacy of Ken Salazar

Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 03.19.2013 | Green
Tom Zeller Jr.

Lots of interrelated news happening on Thursday. Let's run down some of the highlights: The folks at Forest Trends, an international coalition of ...

Green Radar: Salazar Quits And Study Blames Greens For Lack Of Action On Climate Change

Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 03.18.2013 | Green
Tom Zeller Jr.

THE DENVER POST "Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will step down from his cabinet position in the Obama administration and return to Colorado to spend t...

Obama Appointee Leaving Post

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, who oversaw a moratorium on offshore drilling after the BP oil spill and promoted alternative energy sou...

Report: Interior Secretary To Step Down

Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar reportedly plans to step down from his cabinet position in the Obama administration. According to The Denver Post, S...

Stop Reckless Drilling: A New Year's Resolution for Our Ocean

Dennis Takahashi-Kelso | Posted 03.14.2013 | Green
Dennis Takahashi-Kelso

This year, let's make a New Year's resolution that protects our ocean from reckless oil drilling. We're barely two weeks into 2013, and Shell Oil has already made headlines by losing control of one of its Arctic drill rigs in the Gulf of Alaska.

Shell-Shocked Alaska

Shannyn Moore | Posted 03.09.2013 | Green
Shannyn Moore

Shell risked some of the worst sailing weather in the world in an attempt to avoid millions in taxes. Just because most of our legislature bends every time an oil company exhales, it doesn't mean Mother Nature will.

Balanced Conservation

Bill Midcap | Posted 02.11.2013 | Green
Bill Midcap

Last week, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar found an intelligent solution to a controversial debate in northern California by balancing conservation with preservation of the local ranching heritage.

Groundbreaking At Vietnam Veterans Education Center

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 01.28.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON — Jill Biden and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta joined an effort Wednesday to build an education center at the Vietnam Veterans Memor...

Denver Art Museum's Timothy Standring Talks Van Gogh, Vandalized Murals, and Snowboard Art

The Denver Diatribe | Posted 01.21.2013 | Denver
The Denver Diatribe

On this week's podcast, Joel and Ron get all highbrow with Timothy Standring, curator of painting and sculpture at the Denver Art Museum and driving force behind the new blockbuster exhibit, "Becoming Van Gogh."

Friday Talking Points -- The Can-Kicking Congress

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Every member of Congress began this year knowing what was going to happen at the end of 2012. They have now had over ten months to work on the impending crisis. And what have they done about it? Nothing.

Top Official Apologizes For Threat

AP | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar apologized Wednesday for threatening to punch a Colorado reporter who asked him about p...

Obama Cabinet Member Allegedly Threatened To Punch Reporter

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

A member of President Barack Obama's cabinet is facing controversy after reports of a terse exchange with a newspaper reporter. Last Tuesday, Inte...

'Green News Report' - September 6, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.06.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY...

Colorado Featured At DNC: Polis, Salazar, Case & Ciano Speak

Posted 09.05.2012 | Denver

The state of Colorado was well represented during the opening night of the Democratic National Convention with speeches from Rep. Jared Polis, Secreta...

LOOK: 'Arrogant' MLK Memorial Inscription Remains

Posted 08.28.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- When Interior Secretary Ken Salazar ordered the National Park Service to correct a controversial inscription on the Martin Luther King J...

Murkowski Criticizes Obama Administration On Petroleum Plan

AP | DAN JOLING | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Interior Secretary Ken Salazar unveiled a proposed management plan Monday for a vast petroleum reserve on Alaska's North Slo...

'Green News Report' - July 26, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.25.2012 | 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: Drought e...