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The government is watching money stampede away, with little idea what to do about it.
The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Sally Jewell to head the Interior Department.
President Obama's pick to head the Energy Department offered something for everyone during Senate confirmation hearings.
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., to replace Kenneth L. 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 roughshod over hers.
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.
President Obama's pick to lead the Interior Department had kind words for coal Thursday but dodged the politically sticky issue of whether she backs a carbon tax — a measure that critics fear would drive the domestic coal industry into the ground.
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.
President Obama's pick of Sally Jewell as his new interior secretary immediately drew praise from the environmental community and even some in the oil and gas sector.
Even though the White House Cabinet turnstile seems to be spinning out of control in recent weeks with first-term secretaries bolting for the private sector and fresh faces coming in rapidly, President Obama is still weeks behind in putting together his second-term team compared with the pace set by the previous two presidents.
She also says she backs an all-of-the-above energy strategy.