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Interior Secretary rejects Alaska land swap

...Wildlife Refuge. Jewell made the trek to the refuge near the tip of the Alaska Peninsula shortly after she replaced Ken Salazar.Jewell's decision affirms a rejection of the proposal last February by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and...
Jewell: No decision imminent on road through wildlife refuge

...village corporation.Despite the huge acreage differences, federal authorities, including Jewell's predecessor, Ken Salazar, in February rejected the trade. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service concluded a road could cause irrevocable damage...
The next step for Alaska?

...with Alaskans over drilling in the vast National Petroleum-Reserve Alaska on the North Slope. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has proposed to prohibit oil development on about half the reserve. He said sensitive wildlife habitat needs to be...
Salazar announces'high-level assessment' of drilling season

...Royal Dutch Shell PLC towed a damaged floating drill rig to shelter from a remote Alaska island, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced the department will perform an "expedited, high-level assessment" of the 2012 Arctic offshore drilling...
EPA issues Shell air pollution violation notices

...for penalties, orders to correct violations and possible mitigation measures.Earlier this week, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced his department will conduct an expedited assessment of offshore drilling in the Arctic last summer. The review...
Feds reject refuge road pitched to aid patients

...shorebirds and waterfowl - including 98 percent of the world's population of Pacific black brant," Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said in a statement.The land exchange would have removed 206 acres from the refuge for the road and 1,600 acres...
New management plan for Alaska petroleum reserve

...development, and allows pipelines carrying oil or gas to be constructed through the federal reserve.Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced Thursday he had signed a record of decision for the reserve west of Prudhoe Bay and south of Barrow on Alaska's...
SE lawmakers receptive to Murkowski

...some 25 King Cove villagers are traveling to Washington, D.C., next week to meet with outgoing Interior Secretary Ken Salazar."It is unfortunate that this is the sixth time that villagers from King Cove have had to travel back to Washington...
King Cove village's delegation meets with Salazar on refuge road

ANCHORAGE - Residents of a remote Alaska peninsula community met with Interior Secretary Ken Salazar on Thursday to urge him to allow a road through a national wildlife refuge, arguing that the one-lane gravel road would serve...
Lawmakers pleased with trip to D.C.

...he said he met with Murkowski, officials from the White House and U.S. State Department, and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, helped to improve Alaska's often strained relationship with the federal government."We're very upbeat about...


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