Interior Secretary Salazar says stepping down
Posted : Wednesday, 16 January 2013 07:45AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Interior Secretary Ken Salazar on Wednesday said he will step down from the post at the end of March.
"I look forward to returning to my family and Colorado," Salazar said in a statement.
The Interior Department oversees management of federal lands - including energy extraction - and is the key agency for Native American issues.
(Reporting by Patrick Rucker; Editing by Vicki Allen)
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