Clinton Taps Ex-Interior Chief Ken Salazar For Transition TeamThe team will oversee planning for a potential Clinton administration should the Democratic nominee win in November.
Feds Announce Statue Of Liberty To Reopen In Time For July 4 HolidayVisitors will once again be welcomed to the Statue of Liberty by July 4, 2013, following the completion of repairs needed after superstorm Sandy, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced.
Interior Secretary Tours Sandy Damage At Statue Of LibertyLiberty Island was part of the close-up tour by the Secretary of the Interior Thursday, but it won't be getting any tourists in the near future.
President Obama Approves Measure Allowing Natural Gas Pipeline Through Rockaways, BrooklynThe three-mile pipeline would run from the Atlantic Ocean beneath Jacob Riis Park in the Rockaways and under Jamaica Bay to Brooklyn's Floyd Bennett Field.
United 93 Families Seek Money For MemorialFamilies of those who died aboard United Airlines Flight 93 asked lawmakers and Obama administration officials on Wednesday to set aside federal money to complete a 9/11 memorial at the crash site in Pennsylvania.
Statue Of Liberty To Close For Yearlong Renovations To Make Interior Safer, More AccessibleStarting October 29, the monument will be getting a $27.25 million makeover.
Federal Plan To Fight Bat Die-Off Welcomed In New JerseyThe Interior Department launched a national plan to combat a mysterious disease that has killed more than a million bats in the eastern and southern U.S. and is spreading.
US 'Great Outdoors' Program Touted In NYCMayor Michael Bloomberg was scheduled to be joined in Manhattan's Central Park on Thursday by Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis.
A.C. Hosts Signing Of Wind Farm LeaseThe lease signed Wednesday will cost Cape Wind Associates LLC $88,278 in annual rent prior to production, and a 2 to 7 percent operating fee during production.