Former Colorado Senator Ken Salazar will step down as Interior Secretary at the end of March.
Originally published on Wed January 16, 2013 7:58 am
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar intends to step down at the end of March, his office confirms to NPR's Jeff Brady.
Word of Salazar's plan broke over night. According to The Denver Post, the former senator from Colorado intends to "return to Colorado to spend time with his family."
As the Post writes:
The Obama administration has announced the approval of 17 large solar energy projects on public land in 6 western states, including 4 sites in Colorado.