WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate voted to confirm Sally Jewell as the new secretary of the interior Wednesday, sending the REI chief executive to the helm of a sprawling agency grappling with major decisions ranging from Arctic oil exploration to protection for the lesser prairie chicken.
WASHINGTON - Simpson Tacoma Kraft would seem like one of the
greener power plants. It boils water by burning sawdust, bark and
wood shavings from sawmills and pulp mills, funneling the resulting
high-pressure steam into a turbine to generate electricity.