Deepwater Horizon

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New Rules Proposed As 5-Year Anniversary Of Oil Spill Nears

Almost five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration has proposed new regulations aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an emergency.

04/14/2015

U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar at the Democratic National Convention on Sept.4, 2012 in Charlotte, N.C. (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Interior Secretary Salazar Leaving Obama’s Cabinet

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, who oversaw a moratorium on offshore drilling after the BP oil spill and promoted alternative energy sources throughout the nation, will step down in March.

01/16/2013

Satellite image of Hurricane Sandy (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

Opinion: Another Hurricane Reminds Us Of The Need For An Effective Administration

The 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.

10/26/2012

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Salazar Noncommittal About Staying On For 2nd Term

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar is noncommittal about serving a second term for President Barack Obama.

06/12/2011

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