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Western candidates top list of prospects to head Interior

Oil and gas industry say President Barack Obama should tap a new Interior Secretary who has deep experience dealing with energy development on public lands.  More »

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar leaving

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will leave his post in March with a mixed legacy on energy development, having approved the nation’s first major wind and solar installations on federal lands, but drawing fire from energy companies for “sluggish” permitting of oil and gas projects on U.S. property.  More »