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Interior designate Jewell has a choice

President Obama's choice for Secretary of the Interior, as a businesswoman, has a unique chance to make positive strategic changes

It has been a long time since we have had a president who has hailed from a public lands state and, even though we have had some secretaries of the Interior from the West, they have ranged from the inept to total disaster. For reasons that are undoubtedly our own fault, not only do the unscrubbed masses seem not to know or care where the raw materials that make our modern community work come from,...


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