Interior nominee backs Obama's "all-of-the-above" energy plan

03/7/2013 | Seattle Times, The

Sally Jewell, who was nominated by President Barack Obama to head the Department of the Interior, stated her support for an "all-of-the-above" energy plan that encourages the development of both fossil fuels and renewable sources. Jewell also pledged to use the scientific resources of the department in efforts against global warming. "From energy development to grazing to logging, tourism and outdoor recreation, our lands and waters power our economy and create jobs," she said during a Senate panel hearing.

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