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Ken Salazar

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  • Review: 'Bidder 70' is a gripping look at an eco-activist's journey

    Review: 'Bidder 70' is a gripping look at an eco-activist's journey
    In December 2008, University of Utah economics student Tim DeChristopher impulsively — and successfully — bid on 12 parcels of land in southern Utah whose oil and drilling rights were being auctioned off by the Bureau of Land Management...
  • Everglades Water Supply Summit promotes help for South Florida

    Everglades Water Supply Summit promotes help for South Florida
    Everglades restoration and South Florida’s water supply needs are the focus of a two-day summit involving state and federal leaders converging this week on Tallahassee. Gov. Rick Scott, U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and...
  • Nearly $2 million in grants to restore Eastern Shore habitat

    Nearly $2 million in federal grants have been awarded to protect and restore wetlands on the Eastern Shore, including a portion to enhance wildlife habitat on a 950-acre former bird sanctuary whose owner just donated the development rights to the state....
  • Interior secretary orders fix to quote on Martin Luther King Memorial

    Interior secretary orders fix to quote on Martin Luther King Memorial
    Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says he's ordered park officials to fix a paraphrased quote chiseled into the new Martin Luther King Memorial on the National Mall. Salazar told the Washington Post on Friday that National Park officials have 30 days to...
  • Quote On King Memorial That Drew Controversy To Be Changed

    Quote On King Memorial That Drew Controversy To Be Changed
    A truncated quote carved into a Washington memorial to slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. that drew criticism for not reflecting the spirit of his full remarks will be corrected, the Interior Department said on Friday. Interior Secretary...
  • Read: Full Text of Governor Brown's State of the State

    Read: Full Text of Governor Brown's State of the State
    Below is the full text, as prepared, of Governor Brown’s State of the State Address given on January 18th, 2012.   As required by the state constitution, I am reporting to you this morning on the condition of our state. Putting it as simply as...
  • Issa questions administration on Occupy D.C. encampment

    Issa questions administration on Occupy D.C. encampment
    Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) is asking the Obama administration to explain why federal authorities haven't cracked down on the Occupy D.C. protesters camped out in a federal park downtown. In a letter to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, the chairman of...
  • Feds look to Va. for offshore wind

    Companies considering building wind farms off Virginia’s coast will likely be asked next month to submit proposals to the federal government. The plan, stated during a conference call Tuesday by Tommy Beaudreau, director of the U.S. Bureau of Ocean...
  • Sens. Webb, Warner renew call for offshore drilling in Virginia

    Sens. Webb, Warner renew call for offshore drilling in Virginia
    U.S. Sens. Jim Webb and Mark Warner, both Virginia Democrats, again asked the Obama administration to open the state’s coast to oil and natural gas exploration. In a letter Friday to Interior Department Secretary Ken Salazar, the pair said that...
  • Feds to announce offshore wind move

    Feds to announce offshore wind move
    Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is blowing into B'more Thursday to announce the Obama administration's latest move to boost development of industrial-scale wind energy projects off the mid-Atlantic coast.  He'll be joined at the World Trade Center in the...
  • U.S. gives green light to offshore wind farms

    U.S. gives green light to offshore wind farms
    Lighting Maryland homes with power from giant turbines off Ocean City moved closer to reality Thursday as federal officials announced they are ready to go forward with leasing vast areas along the Mid-Atlantic coast for wind farms. Interior Secretary Ken...