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Sally Jewell, U.S. Secretary of Interior
Conserving America’s natural heritage involves balancing competing interests and values. The Department of the Interior, which is responsible for extracting resources from public lands as well as protecting landscapes, is at the center of delicate balancing act. Read more »
Mike Korchinsky, Project Developer, REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation); Founder and CEO, Wildlife Works TJ DiCaprio, Senior Director, Environmental Sustainability, Microsoft Corporation Sissel Waage, Director of Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services, Business for Social Responsibility Read more »
Fran Pavley, Senator, California State Senate Annie Notthoff, California Advocacy Director, NRDC Paul Deiro, Energy Lobbyist, KP Public Affairs
Governor Brown's signature on a bill regulating hydraulic fracturing upset just about everyone. Industry said it imposed harsh requirements on them and would hurt the economy. Environmentalists said last-minute changes appeased industry and put the state’s water and air quality at risk. Read more »