Interior Department Wants Clarification on Offshore Decision

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has asked the Justice Department for clarification on a recent court case that’s halted development in Alaska’s offshore waters. Last month the D-C Circuit Court of Appealsruled that the Bush Administration did not conduct sufficient scientific and environmental analysis before holding oil and gas lease sales on the outer continental shelf. Now the Interior Secretary is weighing-in on how he hopes to move forward.

Libby Casey, APRN – Washington

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