Senate Confirms Salazar As Interior Secretary

Law360, New York (January 21, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. Senate has confirmed Sen. Ken Salazar, D-Colo., as secretary of the interior, paving the way for a new push toward energy independence.

Salazar was confirmed unanimously, along with several other nominees to President Barack Obama's administration, on Tuesday, the Department of the Interior announced.

“I am honored to have been chosen for this position and look forward to working with President Obama on our nation’s energy and natural resource challenges,” Salazar said. “I will be a strong and forceful advocate for the wise stewardship...
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