Audubon Statement on Secretary Salazar

Published: Jan 16, 2013
New York, NY - 
In response to news that Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will step down from his position, the National Audubon Society released the following statement:

"Secretary Salazar came to Washington and distinguished himself by taking a principled stand on issues from the coastal plain in Alaska to the Everglades in Florida and across great stretches of the American West," said Audubon President and CEO David Yarnold. "And we're grateful for that."

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