17 Jul '12, 5pm

Salazar on Parks, Arctic Drilling and Clean Energy

Salazar on Parks, Arctic Drilling and Clean Energy

Visiting New York City for an urban parks conference , Ken Salazar, the secretary of the interior, stopped by The New York Times on Tuesday to discuss the partnership his department has forged with the city on revitalizing parkland around Jamaica Bay. Associated Press Ken Salazar The National Park Service and the city will collaborate on managing the parkland, knitting communities together along the bay, creating a science center and improving access to the bay’s shores. Answering questions alongside Jonathan B. Jarvis , the director of the National Park Service, Mr. Salazar also chatted broadly about policy decisions that his department has made on other fronts over the last three years. Asked about the window of opportunity for Shell’s offshore oil drilling in the Arctic this summer, he said he would made a final decision on whether to issue drilling permits by Aug. 15. ...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/07/17/salazar-on-park...

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green.blogs.nytimes.com 13 Jul '12, 7pm

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