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The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Sally Jewell to head the Interior Department.
Sally Jewell is one step closer to becoming the nation's next secretary of the interior.
The 1970 western “Monte Walsh” comes to mind with President Obama’s nomination of Sally Jewell, president and chief executive officer of Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI), to replace Ken Salazar as secretary of the Interior. The difference between Ms. Jewell and the movie’s titular character is that Walsh stands true to his background, while Mr. Obama’s nominee seems content to run rough-shod over hers.
Thin barrier islands five miles off the tip of the Alaska Peninsula shelter Izembek Lagoon from the Bering Sea, but it's what's beneath the surface that makes the lagoon special and part of a brewing, cross-continent fight.
An administration official says Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will leave the Obama administration in March.
Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, Jill Biden and military families will hold a ceremonial groundbreaking Wednesday for a new education center at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington.
Federal officials on Friday approved a plan that sets aside 445 square miles of public land for the development of large-scale solar power plants, cementing a new government approach to renewable energy development in the West after years of delays and false starts.
As I celebrate my 60th year of hunting, fishing and trapping, there is plenty of good news to report on this 40th anniversary of National Hunting and Fishing Day.
The Obama administration Wednesday took credit for holding a successful oil and gas lease sale in the Gulf of Mexico the same day, but critics were quick to point out that President George W. Bush had scheduled the auction years ago and President Obama had delayed it.
The Obama administration backtracked Wednesday and announced it will not declare the dunes sagebrush lizard an endangered species, saying voluntary efforts by New Mexico and Texas have headed off the need for the federal government to step in.
Active-duty military personnel and their dependents will soon be able to enter every national park for free as part of an effort to thank service members and their families for the sacrifices they make, the Interior Department announced Tuesday.
U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is set to approve a major natural gas drilling project in Utah that the Obama administration says will support more than 4,000 jobs during its development while safeguarding critical wildlife habitat and air quality.
Unions backing the successful effort that forced Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker into a recall election are suddenly facing an uncomfortable scenario: Their favored candidate may not survive the Democratic primary now that Milwaukee's mayor is looking for a gubernatorial rematch.
The National Park Service announced on Friday it will correct a paraphrased "drum major" quote etched into the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial to "more accurately reflect" King's words.
A burgeoning population of huge pythons _ many of them pets that were turned loose by their owners when they got too big _ appears to be wiping out large numbers of raccoons, opossums, bobcats and other mammals in the Everglades, a study says.
Ken Salazar, the outgoing secretary, told Mrs. Murkowski in March that he would reconsider the issue.
The same wicked winds that ground airplanes and hovercraft will render a road impassible with snow drifts, he said, and make the road as expensive to maintain as the hovercraft.