Tag Archives: Interior Department

Obama Picks Duncan and Salazar : A Hit and a Miss?

Arne Duncan, Barack Obama’s nominee for Education Secretary, comes with some impressive references. Here’s a “thumbs up” and a “thumbs down” from a progressive perspective on two of President-elect Barack Obama’s most recent Cabinet nominees. Arne Duncan appears to be … Continue reading

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Bush Throws Polar Bears Under the Bus

Polar bear reacts to today’s news. Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne announces revisions to Endangered Species Act. ‘To finally admit that the science compels the listing of the polar bear as threatened due to global warming, but then deny it the … Continue reading

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Endangered Species : Angered Scientists, Green Groups Confront Administration

Interior secretary Dirk Kempthorne, winner of the 2007 Rubber Dodo Award, is drawing the wrath of scientists and green groups.Environmental groups plea for public comment on endangered species law changesBy Elana Schor / August 22, 2008 A coalition of scientists … Continue reading

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