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Ken Salazar

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  • Salazar calls for National Park at Hanford

    Salazar calls for National Park at Hanford
    U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar called for a portion of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation to be converted into a National Park. Salazar toured Hanford’s B Reactor Sunday, according to a story in the Tri-City Herald. “We have not yet done...
  • O'Malley vows new offshore wind push

    O'Malley vows new offshore wind push
    Gov. Martin O'Malley vowed Tuesday to renew his stymied push for building wind turbines off Maryland's Atlantic Coast but said he's not sure yet what type of government incentive he'll ask lawmakers to approve for the industry next year. A top Obama...
  • Vice President Joe Biden to Deliver Remarks at 9/11 Observance at Flight 93 National Memorial

    Vice President Joe Biden to Deliver Remarks at 9/11 Observance at Flight 93 National Memorial
    The White House announced today that Vice President Joe Biden will travel to Shanksville, Pa. on Tuesday, September 11 to deliver the keynote remarks at the annual September 11th observance at Flight 93 National Memorial. The memorial honors the 40...
  • Obama policy on Gulf drilling is a war on energy

    President Obama and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar have worked to restrict access to offshore oil and gas resources by canceling or delaying lease sales and by creating an atmosphere of uncertainly that has left job creators looking for other countries'...
  • Honoring Harriet Tubman

    Honoring Harriet Tubman
    Harriet Tubman, Maryland's heroic conductor on the Underground Railroad and early leader for women's rights, may soon get the recognition she deserves if President Barack Obama accepts a proposal by Gov. Martin O'Malley, U.S. Sens. Ben Cardin and...
  • Atlantic offshore oil & gas exploration gets hearing

    The Obama administration's move to open the mid- and South Atlantic coasts to offshore oil and gas exploration is scheduled to get a public airing in Annapolis on Wednesday. The Annapolis session is one of a series being held from Florida to New Jersey...
  • Jindal to Obama: Lift Offshore Drilling Ban

    Jindal to Obama: Lift Offshore Drilling Ban
    Governor Bobby Jindal sent the following letter to President Barack Obama and Secretary Ken Salazar about the severe impacts of the moratorium on deepwater drilling for the Louisiana Gulf Coast. -------------------- June 2, 2010 Dear President...
  • Group says Obama energy plan violates Endangered Species Act

    Group says Obama energy plan violates Endangered Species Act
    WASHINGTON -- Environmental groups plan to file suit in federal district court Friday arguing that the nation's first offshore wind energy project, approved recently by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, violates the Endangered Species Act. The suit accuses...
  • Obama's offshore drilling plan seen as a political olive branch

    President Obama, after delaying and deliberating for a year, unveiled a controversial offshore drilling plan Wednesday that was driven largely by the politics of his agenda on energy and climate change -- not by hopes of changing the nation's energy...
  • Endangered Hawaiian plants listed, turtles proposed

    Endangered Hawaiian plants listed, turtles proposed
    Birds, plants and insects native to the fragile ecosystems of Hawaii are, alas, well-represented on the federal endangered species list. And now there are more. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently announced the addition of 48 species unique to...
  • Aiming for trouble in our national parks

    Aiming for trouble in our national parks
    Absolutely no good can come from a late-term Bush administration rule change allowing concealed weapons in national parks, a move that endangers the lives of park employees and visitors, encourages poaching and will probably worsen damage to...