Ken Salazar

2:53pm

Wed December 12, 2012
Colorado Water

Study Projects Significant Water Shortages For Colorado River Users

A map of the Colorado River Basin
Shannon1 Wikipedia/CreativeCommons

A final study analyzing the future of the Colorado River Basin says the gap between supply and demand over the next 50 years is expected to be significant.

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3:13pm

Tue December 11, 2012
The Two-Way

Inscription On Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial To Be Removed

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar endorsed a plan Tuesday to remove the disputed "drum major" inscription from the memorial and replace it with a fuller version of the quote.
Jacquelyn Martin AP

The controversial paraphrased quote on the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C., will be removed.

A plan to remove the "Drum Major" inscription was approved Tuesday by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar. Here's more from the statement announcing the move:

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2:22pm

Mon December 10, 2012
Environment

Interior Secretary Moves To Tighten Rules Over Sale Of Wild Horses

Ken Salazar, Interior Secretary
Department of the Interior

Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar says he will tighten regulations of the federal government's wild horse program, restricting the number of horses people can buy and making it easier for the government to prosecute buyers who sell mustangs to slaughter.

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12:18pm

Fri September 14, 2012
Environment

Salazar Announces Sweeping Wildlife Conservation Agreement

Interior Sec. Ken Salazar unveiled the new Sangre de Cristo National Conservation Area in Denver Friday.
Kirk Siegler

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has announced a deal that will permanently protect nearly 170,000 acres of land in southern Colorado’s San Luis Valley.

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3:44pm

Wed July 25, 2012
The Two-Way

California's Jerry Brown: Water Tunnel Shows 'I Want To Get [Stuff] Done'

Originally published on Wed July 25, 2012 5:29 pm

Gov. Jerry Brown waits for the start of a news conference to announce plans to build a giant twin tunnel system to move water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to farmland and cities.
Rich Pedroncelli AP

Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown and U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced a new $23.7 billion proposal that would build a twin tunnel system to carry water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta over to the southern part of the state.

Water in Southern California has become an intractable problem. The frustration was evident at the press conference, when Brown dropped a four-letter expletive.

The Sacramento Bee reports:

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