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Environmental Policy
5:06 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Hastings, Jewell Face Off At Committee Hearing

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell testified on Capitol Hill Tuesday.
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Washington State is home to two key players when it comes to national environmental policy. Sally Jewell is the Interior Secretary and a Seattle resident. Doc Hastings is chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee and a Republican from Pasco. They faced off for the first time on Capitol Hill.

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Sally Jewell
4:34 pm
Fri May 24, 2013

Interior Secretary Jewell Adapts To Her New Role

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell
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Interior Secretary Sally Jewell made her first public return to the Northwest with a stop in Portland this week.

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Sally Jewell
5:06 pm
Wed April 10, 2013

U.S. Senate Confirms Jewell As Interior Secretary

Sally Jewell, CEO of R.E.I.
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The U.S. Senate has just voted to approve the nomination of Western Washington resident Sally Jewell to be secretary of the department of the Interior.

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Secretary of Interior
6:44 am
Thu February 7, 2013

Obama Taps 'Climate Expert' CEO Of REI To Head Interior

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and President Barack Obama introducing Sally Jewell of REI.
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President Barack Obama has nominated the head of retail chain REI to lead the U.S. Interior Department. Fifty-six-year-old Sally Jewell is the chief executive at REI in Kent, Washington, and a resident of Seattle.

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U.S. Secretary of Interior
4:36 pm
Wed February 6, 2013

Washington Governor Calls REI CEO Jewell A Friend


Originally published on Wed February 6, 2013 4:05 pm

OLYMPIA, Wash. – Washington Governor Jay Inslee calls President Obama’s choice for Secretary of the Interior “a friend.” The President Wednesday announced REI CEO Sally Jewell as his choice to replace Ken Salazar.

Inslee says Jewell -- a Seattle-area native -- believes natural resource protection and economic development can go hand-in-hand.

“There is economic value in our natural resources, not just from our extractive industries, but from recreational industries, from the provision of clean air and clean water," Inslee says. "And she really understands that.”

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