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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Officials from state and federal agencies, local communities and businesses, and non-profit organizations announced the designation of the White River and its entire basin or watershed, as a National Blueway. The announcement was...
Staff WriterThe Salton Sea Authority plans to invite representatives of local elected officials and possibly federal agencies such as the Bureau of Reclamation to sit on its Board of Directors. The decision was made at Thursday’s Board of Directors meeting...
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...
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: Asthma, Barack Obama, Barbara Boxer
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."...
Digital Media News EditorFederal leaders are set to visit the Salton Sea on Friday to discuss the need to restore the largest inland body of water in California. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will join U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., Congressman-elect Raul Ruiz,...
Q13 FOX News OnlineThe body of Mount Rainier climbing ranger Nick Hall was recovered from the mountain Thursday, 14 days after he died while on a mission to rescue climbers who had fallen into a crevasse. A team of five Mount Rainier climbing rangers and a search dog...
Tags: National Parks, Human Interest
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