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The Associated PressInterior Secretary Ken Salazar has affirmed a proposed management plan for a vast petroleum reserve on Alaska's North Slope that will split 23 million acres roughly 50-50 between protected areas and land available for oil leasing. Salazar says the...
Tags: Petroleum Industry, Energy Resources, NPR
The Department of Interior on Thursday moved a step closer to approving what could be the world’s largest solar power plant, releasing the final environmental impact statement for the McCoy Solar facility, a proposed 750-megawatt photovoltaic...
SEATTLE — Adding to the troubles plaguing Shell Alaska and its drilling program in the Arctic, the Environmental Protection Agency announced late Thursday that it had issued air pollution citations to both of the company’s Arctic drilling rigs...
The Obama administration on Wednesday announced its plan to allow oil and gas drilling in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska, the first time a blueprint has been drawn up for the entire 23-million acre block on Alaska’s North Slope. The plan,...
Staff WriterCALIPATRIA — What some described as historic may finally be happening: momentum in Washington toward restoration of the Salton Sea may be building. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has pledged to work with local agencies to help restore the troubled...
Tags: Barbara Boxer, Barack Obama, Asthma
ST. LOUIS - Even as drought-stricken Midwestern states squabble over diminishing water supplies in the region, a new federal-state study raises the idea of constructing a 670-mile pipeline to divert water from one of the Mississippi's major tributaries to...
PolitiCalGov. Jerry Brown approved a plan for two tribes to open casinos away from their ancestral lands, a move that he said would create jobs and help local communities. But critics say the plan could lead to a massive expansion of gambling in California....
L.A. NOWThe federal courthouse on Spring Street downtown--site of the first ruling that public school segregation was unconstitutional--was declared a national landmark Wednesday by the Interior secretary....
L.A. NOWPresident Obama will be reaching out to voters Monday in a remote corner of California when he dedicates the Cesar E. Chavez National Monument, underscoring their growing importance in presidential politics....
Channel 2 NewsThe Obama administration is preparing to open up more areas in Alaska's Arctic to offshore oil and gas exploration, as Interior Secretary Ken Salazar officially handed his plan off to President Obama and Congress Thursday. In a Tuesday morning...
The Baltimore SunI don't know which is more upsetting at the moment: The fact that I live in the area of Baltimore reportedly hit hardest by the storm and still don't have power, or the self-serving tweets from @MyBGE telling me how much it "understands" my "frustration."...
Channel 2 NewsRecently released emails to the federal Interior Department concerning major failures of its spill cleanup barge are drawing new criticism of Shell Oil's plans to drill in Arctic waters. The messages were made public after a Freedom of Information Act...
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