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Ken Salazar

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.

Dozens Of Yellowstone's Bison To Be Moved

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 02.13.2012 | Denver

BILLINGS, Mont. — For the first time in decades, the federal government is considering moving bison captured leaving Yellowstone National Park t...

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...

Tribal Land Rule Changes Could Bring New Wind, Energy Projects

AP | SUZANNE GAMBOA | Posted 01.28.2012 | Green

Washington — Ahead of a meeting Friday between President Barack Obama and hundreds of Native American leaders, the administration unveiled new r...

White House Eases Gun Restriction

AP | By MATTHEW DALY | Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration said Wednesday it will not impose new restrictions on recreational shooting on public lands, a Thanksgiving gif...

Artist Christo Gives National Gallery 2 Collages

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 01.08.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The artist Christo is giving two original collages from his upcoming "Over The River" project to the National Gallery of Art in Washingt...

Report Unveils Nation's Top Conservation Projects

AP | MATT VOLZ | Posted 01.03.2012 | Green

HELENA, Mont. — An Interior Department report released Thursday identifies 101 high-priority conservation projects across the nation as part of ...

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

Kyrsten Sinema | Posted 01.02.2012 | Green
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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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.

Obama Administration Set To Step Up Power Line Projects

AP | By MATTHEW DALY | Posted 12.05.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration on Wednesday moved to speed up permitting and construction of seven proposed electric transmission lines in 12 ...

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....

Merger May Impact Nation's 1st Offshore Wind Farm

AP | By JAY LINDSAY | Posted 11.27.2011 | Green

BOSTON -- The nation's first offshore wind farm enjoys high-profile federal and state backing, but it hasn't been able to win over one important party...

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.

Salazar: Solar Push Will Continue

AP | By MATTHEW DALY | Posted 11.21.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration will continue its push for solar energy despite growing controversy over a $528 million loan to a now-bankrupt ...

Top Interior Official Jumps To Firm Representing BP Over Gulf Oil Spill

AP | By DINA CAPPIELLO | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The former chief of staff to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has taken a job with one of the law firms representing BP in legal proceedin...

Jordan Howard

Salazar Promotes Offshore Wind

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Solar Has Bright Prospects Throughout The West

AP | CATHERINE TSAI | Posted 09.13.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Federal officials are refining their plan for speeding up solar energy development in zones of public lands in six western states, afte...

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.

'The Greatest Attack On Sportsmen In 100 Years'

AP | By CATHERINE TSAI | Posted 08.22.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- A fledgling outdoorsmen's group released a broad agenda Wednesday aimed at giving conservation-minded sportsmen's groups a united voice befo...

Camping In NYC? US Interior Secretary Says Go To Floyd Bennett Field

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 08.13.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Many visitors to New York plan their trips to include shopping, a Broadway show and a hotel with fresh, clean sheets. Sleeping bags ...

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...

GOP Senator Lifts Hold On Obama Nominee After Deepwater Drilling Fight

AP | Posted 08.01.2011 | Politics

NEW ORLEANS (AP/The Huffington Post) -- U.S. Sen. David Vitter says he will release his hold on Dan Ashe, the president's nominee to head the U.S. Fis...

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...

A Year on, BP Oil Still Mars Gulf Communities as Public Scrutiny Dries up

Michelle Chen | Posted 06.17.2011 | Green
Michelle Chen

The April 14 meeting proceeded efficiently, as scheduled, for BP shareholders. For the workers, environmentalists and community members rallying in protest, though, the day of reckoning had yet to arrive.