Tag: Whale

Salazar Warned in May, 2009 of Danger from BP Drilling in the Gulf

The U.S. House of Representatives Natural Resources Committee chaired by Rep. Nick Rahall (D-W.VA.), a staunch supporter of protections for wild horses and burros, has launched an investigation into the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion that has resulted in the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and will also examine the administration’s offshore oil and gas policy.

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Secretary Ken Salazar Named in Suit for Arrogant Irresponsibility

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed suit against Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar over his continued approval of offshore drilling plans in the Gulf of Mexico without environmental review. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Washington, D.C., seeks to overturn Department of Interior policies exempting oil drilling from the environmental reviews required by the National Environmental Policy Act.

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Ken Salazar: Up to His Neck in Wild Horses, Oil, Gas and Whales

The Wild Horse advocates and Environmentalists have been screaming it for the past year and no one has listened, nothing has changed except that conditions have worsened. The Obama Administration’s selection of Ken Salazar to the position of Secretary of the Department of Interior has been in question since the day of his appointment. Muddled in rumors of collusion and ineptitude Salazar, a rancher by trade, has made it his hallmark to bumble and stumble his way through mismanaging his federal agency while ignoring congressional inquiries and public opinion.

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A Journey of Love

It was a gorgeous summer afternoon off the Atlantic coast of Southern Africa. The humid November wind was blowing up out of the south matching the aggressive current fed by the nearby mouth of the Congo River. I inhaled deeply as I hung over the rail just underneath the helideck of the offshore production platform.

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