| May 3, 2012
We've had some unusual Cabinet secretaries in past administrations -- Earl Butz, John Mitchell and James Watt come to mind -- but never anything quite like the present bunch.
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has overseen some $5 trillion in new debt....
| May 5, 2012
| 4:39 PM
If you are going to be extracting energy from public property, the public should have an expectation to know what chemicals are going to be used.
The Obama administration said Friday it will require companies drilling for natural gas on public and Indian...
| May 16, 2012
| 6:15 AM
The 3,000-mile water and land trail network created to relive the Chesapeake Bay's 17th century exploration by English colonists is about to grow still larger.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis are slated to...
| May 26, 2012
| 12:51 AM
A new lawsuit against an approved a 112-wind-turbine project set to be built east of Ocotillo was filed in federal court, an environmental organization announced Friday.
The Desert Protective Council filed suit Friday afternoon in a federal court in...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 1:05 AM
PIERRE - The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department is continuing its planning effort to address the needs of all fish and wildlife species that spend all or part of their lives in the state.
The effort, called the South Dakota Wildlife Action...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 9:01 PM
The Chukchi and Beaufort Seas are believed to contain more recoverable oil than Alaska's Prudhoe Bay - and Prudhoe Bay, you'll recall, is the greatest oil find in North American history.
So it was no small news today (Thursday) when -- for the first...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 10:29 PM
After 6 years of planning, and $4.5 billion in expenditures, the Shell Drilling Rig "Noble Discoverer" is tonight (Sunday) just 10 miles from its goal.
After an 8-day-journey from Dutch Harbor, the vessel now sits in the Chukchi Sea -- and is preparing...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 10:45 AM
SHANKSVILLE – The White House announced today that Vice President JoeBiden will travel to Shanksville on Tuesday, Sept. 11, to deliver
the keynote remarks at the annual Sept. 11 observance at Flight 93
National Memorial. The memorial honors the...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 10:54 AM
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...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 6:47 PM
Vice President Joe Biden will deliver the keynote speech at the Sept. 11 observance at the Flight 93 National Memorial Tuesday.
The White House announced Friday that Biden will join Interior Secretary Ken Salazar at the crash site for the 11th...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 11:36 AM
Vice President Joe Biden quoted Irish poet and playwright William Butler Yeats at the Service of Remembrance at the Flight 93 National Memorial on Tuesday.
"My guess — and obviously it's only a guess — no two losses are the same," he said....