December 14, 2012
by Theo Spencer
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Grim News For Western Water, But Proven Solutions Exist

Theo Spencer, Senior Advocate, Climate Center, New York
The Interior Department earlier this week released a long-awaited study on future water supplies from the Colorado River Basin. The news was not good.
The Colorado River Basin Wate… Continue reading

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June 27, 2012
by Frances Beinecke
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Plan for Arctic Drilling a Bad Move When No Proven Way to Stop an Arctic Spill

Frances Beinecke, President of NRDC, New York City
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said on Tuesday that his agency is poised to approve oil and gas drilling in the Arctic waters off the coast of Alaska later this summer, and sell more Ar… Continue reading

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March 7, 2012
by Briana Mordick
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How the BLM can modernize rules for hydraulic fracturing

Briana Mordick, Oil & Gas Science Fellow, Washington, D.C.
The technology used to get oil and gas out of the ground has evolved extremely rapidly but regulation has unfortunately not kept pace. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has rec… Continue reading

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February 2, 2012
by Kit Kennedy
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Offshore Wind One Step Closer to Reality in the Mid-Atlantic

Kit Kennedy, Counsel, Air and Energy Program, New York
Today the Obama administration moved forward with plans to develop the enormous offshore wind energy resources along the Mid-Atlantic coast, using a “Smart for the Start&rdquo… Continue reading

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October 24, 2011
by Johanna Wald
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Moving Forward with a Balanced Approach to Solar Development on Public Lands

Johanna Wald, Senior Attorney, San Francisco
Secretary of Interior Department Ken Salazar this week is expected to announce an important milestone towards adopting a program for managing solar energy development on public lands in the W… Continue reading

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May 12, 2011
by Frances Beinecke
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At Arctic Meeting, Clinton Has Chance to Protect the Last Wild Ocean from Becoming Industrial Free-for-All

Frances Beinecke, President of NRDC, New York City Today Secretary of State Hilary Clinton and Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar are in Nuuk, Greenland to attend a meeting of the Arctic Council. The council brings together the eight Arctic nations … Continue reading

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October 7, 2010
by Frances Beinecke
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Two Solar Projects Get the Green Light to Bring Clean Energy and Jobs to California

I welcome Interior Secretary Ken Salazar’s announcement on Tuesday that he has approved the first two new solar projects on public lands in California in more than two decades. These ventures will help jumpstart America’s transition to clea… Continue reading

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