| Jan 17, 2012
| 12:05 PM
The United States is banning the importation of four species of snakes and their eggs, the Interior Department announced Tuesday.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced the ban -- which covers the Burmese python, the northern and southern African...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 10:22 AM
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...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 7:32 AM
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...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 10:15 PM
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...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 6:44 PM
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...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 6:29 AM
Attention offshore wind developers: Virginia’s coast is officially open for business.
That’s the message the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management delivered Thursday in announcing that wind farms off the Mid-Atlantic coast would pose no...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 4:34 PM
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....
| Mar 19, 2012
| 3:42 AM
SAN JUAN, P.R. -- Mitt Romney heads in to Illinois's presidential primary this week with a handy win in Puerto Rico, pocketing the territory's 20 GOP delegates in a bruising race that has become a numbers game for the Republican nomination.
| Mar 18, 2012
| 10:36 PM
Mitt Romney heads in to Illinois's presidential primary this week with a handy win in Puerto Rico, pocketing the territory's 20 GOPdelegates in a bruising race that has become a numbers game for the Republican nomination.
With about 73% of total...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 2:18 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar is scheduled to host a town hall-style event on travel and tourism at the San Diego Zoo Wednesday to highlight California as a top tourist destination for outdoor recreation in the West.
The 3:30 p.m....
| Aug 24, 2011
| 4:02 PM
The Obama administration announced Wednesday it is providing $2.4 million to protect endangered Puritan beetles living in cliffs overlooking the Chesapeake Bay.
The land acquired in Calvert and Cecil counties with the federal grant boosts the rare...