Michael Barone


December 2008


Environmental Restrictionists Could Use Polar Bears to Get in the Way of Infrastructure Projects

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By Michael Barone, Thomas Jefferson Street blog.

In his townhall.com column, Hugh Hewitt cites my recent blogpost on Interior Secretary-designate Ken Salazar and raises the question of how Salazar will deal with polar bears. Yes, polar bears. As Hewitt points out in this column and as he has written ...

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Salazar, Ken
environment
endangered species
animals
Department of the Interior
Obama administration

Obama's Pick of Ken Salazar for Interior Suggests Nonrestrictionist Environmental Policies

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By Michael Barone, Thomas Jefferson Street blog

The policies of Bruce Babbitt, secretary of the interior during the entire Clinton administration, were widely unpopular in large parts of the noncoastal West, including the interior parts of Washington and Oregon. The unpopularity of these policies ...

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Obama administration
Obama, Barack
Obama transition
Salazar, Ken
Department of the Interior
environment

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