REI http://kuer.org en Interior Appointment Applauded http://kuer.org/post/interior-appointment-applauded-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>President Obama's appointment of a new Secretary of the Interior is winning qualified praise from environmentalists and at least one member of the Utah Congressional delegation.</p><p>The president picked Sally Jewell, <a href="http://www.rei.com/about-rei/newsroom/2013/rei-statement-on-the-nomination-of-sally-jewell-as-secretary-of-.html">the top executive of REI</a>, the outdoor equipment retailer, to replace Ken Salazar. &nbsp;Tim Wagner with the Sierra Club says that's a good choice.</p> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 22:15:18 +0000 Dan Bammes 24658 at http://kuer.org Interior Appointment Applauded