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Ken Salazar

Dear Mr. President, "I Believe" Isn't Good Policy

Shannyn Moore | Posted 09.10.2012 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

Your secretary of the interior, Ken Salazar, recently told reporters asking about Shell's recent drilling permits and Alaska's Arctic, "I believe there's not going to be an oil spill." "I believe" is not good policy. I believe that unicorn fur is the most absorbent clean-up product.

Salazar: The West Has Not Seen The End Of Wildfire Season

The Colorado Independent | Troy Hooper | Posted 07.10.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Troy Hooper: Interior Secretary Ken Salazar surveyed his native state Monday where he declared there will be “bet...

Salazar Says U.S. Needs Federal Fracking Rules

Reuters | Posted 08.26.2012 | Green

* Critics of new fracking rules "simply wrong" - Salazar * Oil production offshore Alaska still years away - Salazar By ...

Ken Salazar To Broker Eisenhower Memorial Deal

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 06.08.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A member of President Barack Obama's cabinet is taking a direct interest in helping to resolve a dispute over the design of a national m...

Eisenhower Memorial Complaints Reach Fever Pitch

| Posted 06.01.2012 | DC

By Emma Dumain Roll Call Staff Opposition to the proposed design for a memorial to President Dwight Eisenhower has reached a fever pitch, with...

Salazar: Outdoor Recreation Has Provided An Economic Boost

AP | Posted 07.25.2012 | Green

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar said Thursday that even during the Great Recession, growth in the outdoor recreation indus...

Election Season Brings Heavyweight Guests to Spanish-Language Radio Show

Jason Salzman | Posted 07.23.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

When KBNO radio host Fernando Sergio launched his weekday Spanish-language talk show in 2004, you'd have been completely crazy to predict that the President of the United States would call in for a chat about seven years later.

Salazar Gives Natural Gas Project A Go

AP | PAUL FOY | Posted 05.08.2012 | Green

SALT LAKE CITY -- U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar on Tuesday announced the approval of a major natural gas drilling project in Utah that the Obama...

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.

US Reviews Ideas For Boosting West's Dwindling Water Supply

AP | CATHERINE TSAI | Posted 04.11.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- Demand for water in a river basin that serves more than 36 million people in the West and Mexico is expected to overwhelm supply in the next...

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.

Ethics Panel Condemns GOP Senator For Unprecedented Actions

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 05.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Sen. David Vitter undermined public trust when he blocked a raise for Interior Secretary Ken Salazar unless he issued more deep-wat...

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 coffer...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 Hou...

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.

Report: Quote On MLK Memorial Will Be Changed

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 03.14.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — A quote carved in stone on the new Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in Washington will be changed after the inscription was criticiz...

'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 Sant...