Editor's Note:

E&ENews PM will not publish tomorrow through the end of the month. It will return Tuesday, Sept. 2.

E&ENews PM headlines —

SPOTLIGHT

1. PUBLIC LANDS:

Salazar signs sweeping plan for Alaska reserve, confirms potential pipeline

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar today finalized a plan to greatly expand protections for wildlife in a 23-million-acre federal reserve in northwest Alaska, drawing immediate applause from conservation groups. The record of decision also provides "explicit confirmation" that a pipeline could be built and requires the Bureau of Land Management to establish a formal working group to ensure management decisions are informed by the needs of Alaska Natives, Interior said.

THIS AFTERNOON'S STORIES

E&ETV's OnPoint

Upcoming markups and hearings

Compiled coverage by issue

Global Climate Debate
Pipeline Politics
EPA vs Climate Change
Gulf Spill
Nuclear Crisis

E&E special reports

Deep Underground
Islands
Shades of Green: A Movement at Midlife
Overflow
The Range Case

E&E Services

Learn More About E&E
Start a Trial
Receive Email Alerts
Staff Directory
Employment Opportunities
Announcements

Latest Selected Headlines

More headlines&nbspMore headlines

More headlines&nbspMore headlines

More headlines&nbspMore headlines

More headlines&nbspMore headlines

Latest E&ETV Videos