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Salazar makes the case for controversial fracking

Author: Peter Marcus - June 17, 2013 - Updated: June 17, 2013

Former Interior Secretary addresses Wirth sustainability awards Recently retired Interior Secretary Ken Salazar made the case for hydraulic fracturing Monday in Denver, suggesting that the controversial drilling technology is helping to wean the nation off of foreign oil supplies. Salazar, who stepped down from his post with President Barack Obama’s administration in April after running […]

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Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus is senior statehouse reporter for Colorado Politics. He covers the legislature and previously covered politics, the governor’s office, the legislature and Congress for The Durango Herald. He joined The Herald in 2014 from The Colorado Statesman, a Denver-based political weekly. The Washington Post twice named Marcus one of the nation’s top state-based political and legislative reporters.