Ken Salazar

Weekly News Roundup – March 22, 2013

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: NWF: Keystone XL Tar Sands Vote a Test of …

Protecting the “Incredible Bounty We’ve Been Blessed With”

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WiEqcabrN7M&list=PL8C61A61D646F0865&index=7&feature=plcp[/youtube] Recently, tribal leaders, landowners, hunters, anglers, conservationists, business owners and government leaders gathered in Washington, D.C. for the White House Conservation Conference. Tourism and outdoor recreation, coastal conservation, river …

Can Obama Administration Pursue ‘Big’ Clean Energy and Avoid Big Impacts to Wildlife?

Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar made several announcements regarding progress in pursing large renewable energy projects on America’s public lands and waters.  Secretary Salazar announced that the relevant Federal …

Sue Brown hiking Hanging Lake Trail

Colorado’s Hanging Lake Named a National Natural Landmark

Sue Brown takes a break from her work overseeing NWF’s Action Team to hike one of the nation’s most scenic trails.

Senator Takes Ball, Goes Home

President Obama’s top oil regulator won’t get a raise until he puts more drilling rigs in the Gulf of Mexico, at least if Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) has his way. …

Great News on Clean Energy: Cape Wind Approved

In light of the Interior Department’s approval of Cape Wind, check out this cool picture of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar visiting a new wind farm in Utah.

FWS Submits Wind Turbine Guideline Recommendations to Interior Secretary

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today transmitted a set of final recommendations on how to minimize the impacts of land-based wind farms on wildlife and its habitat to Secretary …

Standing Up for the Roan Plateau

In a recent Men’s Journal article, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar described the Roan Plateau in Colorado as “one of those treasured landscapes of America,” and “a place …

Obama Goes to Copenhagen!

A day before Thanksgiving, President Obama gave us all a little something more to be thankful for by announcing that he will attend next week’s climate negotiations in Copenhagen. The …

Mining Around a “Grand” American Treasure

The development of uranium mining around the Grand Canyon has been a tug of war between mining companies, local residents and government agencies. While visitors to the Grand Canyon area …

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