Salazar Rips GOP Energy ‘Fairy Tales’ In Legislation Push

Law360, New York (April 24, 2012, 4:55 PM EDT) -- Interior Secretary Ken Salazar called on House Republicans Tuesday to stop using “fairy tales and falsehoods” to distort energy policy issues and focus on passing legislation to implement offshore safety rules, international drilling agreements, and permanent renewable energy incentives.

In a speech before the National Press Club, Salazar criticized the Republican-controlled House of Representatives for creating artificial divisions over U.S. energy policy, and urged lawmakers to approve initiatives the Obama administration has already set in motion.

The remarks came amid a flurry of GOP attacks on...
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