Interior Secretary Ken Salazar

Interior Sec. Salazar Leaving Cabinet
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Colorado Senator Ken Salazar plans to step down as U.S. Interior Secretary in March. Salazar oversaw a moratorium on offshore drilling after the BP oil spill and promoted alternative energy sources throughout the nation. He also pushed renewable power such as solar an…
Wolves Fall Behind Endangered Species Pack [AUDIO]
Wyoming’s governor is encouraged by the progress in the getting rid of federal protection of wolves in the state. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service published a plan Tuesday, which outlines the plan that Gov. Matt Mead has been wrangling over with the Interior Department and U.S. Fish and Wil…
Wolf Deal In The Wings
Governor Matt Mead says the state and the federal government are close to an agreement on how to end federal protections for wolves in the state. Mead met with Secretary of the Interior, Ken Salazar, Thursday in Cheyenne. Major issues close to being resolved include boundaries, numbers and, so calle…
Interior Secretary Endorses Wyo Coal [AUDIO]
The Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Gov. Matt Mead held a press conference in Cheyenne Wednesday. The much anticipated “major energy announcement” was the sale of coal leases for the Powder River Basin. Coal leases for sale this year: “These four lease sales, together …
Governor Objects To Secretarial Order
Wyoming’s governor has asked the Secretary of the Interior to rescind an order to designate lands under the purview of the Bureau of Land Management as wild lands. At a press conference on Tuesday, Gov. Matt Mead spoke about his letter to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar. Letter to Interior Sec…