Senator Boxer Statement on Interior Secretary Ken Salazar Leaving the Administration

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) today released the following statement in response to the announcement that Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will leave the administration:

“Ken Salazar has led the Interior Department with integrity and vision. He has been a champion for renewable energy, spearheading the approval of enough solar, wind and geothermal projects on public lands to power more than three million homes.

“I have been proud to call Ken a friend and a brother, and I wish him well on this next chapter of his life.”

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