Hundreds of young people will be clearing weeds and planting trees from Hawaii to Vermont under a federal program that depends largely on private funding, the U.S. interior secretary said Thursday.
The Obama administration says it will allow states to use their own money to reopen some national parks that have been closed because of the government shutdown.
Sally Jewell has been sworn in as Interior secretary, replacing Ken Salazar, who stepped down after more than four years as head of the agency responsible for more than 500 million acres of national parks and other public lands.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood are visiting the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge outside Denver.
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.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is restricting the number of wild horses people can buy from the federal government and promises to prosecute those who sell mustangs for slaughter.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is checking out one of the top renewable energy research facilities in Colorado.
It’s important to protect the planet as we use its resources, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Monday night at a conference where he spoke on the Colorado River but also took a swipe at a Colorado congressman’s push for oil shale development.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is being honored during his hometown’s celebration of its heritage.
U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar’s chief of staff will reportedly step down in February.