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  • Statue of Liberty marks 125 years, hosts naturalization for 125

     
    The United States celebrated the 125th anniversary of the dedication of the Statue of Liberty with the naturalization of 125 new citizens from 46 nations on Friday, a ceremony of unity that temporarily put aside the political and geographical changes...
  • New Interior drilling plan keeps eastern Gulf off limits

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Offshore oil and gas drilling will remain off limits near Florida’s shores under a five-year plan released on Tuesday by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar. Interior is moving cautiously to...
  • Obama proposal would open Arctic and Gulf of Mexico to oil drilling

     
    The proposal, which outlines offshore oil and gas leasing from 2012 to 2017, omits areas on the West and East coasts that the Bush administration planned to open to drilling. But it also calls for three lease sales off the coast of Alaska in...
  • Battle brewing over expanding wilderness protections in the West

     
    The Obama administration on Thursday recommended stronger protections for federal land in nine Western states, but many of the proposasl are likely to face resistance in the Republican-controlled House....
  • Christo river wrap gets BLM approval

     
    Christo, the controversial artist whose works involve wrapping or hanging fabric over buildings, canyons and even entire islands, has won federal approval for a massive new project in Colorado. The environmentally sensitive project has caused...
  • In first gulf oil lease auction since spill, BP bids -- and bids

     
    In the first auction of Gulf-based leases since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, BP submitted 11 high bids for drilling leases....
  • U.S. bans new Grand Canyon uranium-mining claims

     
    Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced Monday a final decision to impose a 20-year ban on new mining claims on 1 million acres surrounding the Grand Canyon....
  • Mt. Rainier ranger called 'hero' who died protecting others

     
    Mt. Rainier National Park ranger Margaret Anderson is remembered as "a hero" who died protecting visitors at the park. Anderson was slain trying to stop Benjamin Barnes, who blew through a tire-chain checkpoint on New Year's Day....
  • Post: Everglades summit gets testy

     
    By Dara Kam, Palm Beach Post Staff Writer TALLAHASSEE — An Everglades love-fest turned nasty Tuesday afternoon when Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and Everglades Foundation Chairman Paul Tudor Jones sniped about whether the agriculture...
  • Text of Gov. Jerry Brown's State of the State address

     
    Here is the text of Gov. Jerry Brown's State of the State address, as prepared and distributed to media: As required by the state constitution, I am reporting to you this morning on the condition of our state. Putting it......
  • Threatened by giant snakes, U.S. will ban import of 4 species

     
    Federal officials Tuesday moved to halt the import and interstate transport of Burmese pythons and three other nonnative species of snakes, calling them a threat to the enviornment,...