Interior's Jewell in 1st Congressional Hearing
Washington state is home to two key players when it comes to national environmental policy: Sally Jewell, the Department of Interior secretary and a Seattle resident, and Doc Hastings, chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee and a Republican from Pasco.
The two hail from opposite sides of Washington’s “Cascade Curtain” dividing line that politically and culturally separates the state.
And they faced off for the first time Tuesday on Capitol Hill, during Jewell’s first appearance in a committee hearing, EarthFix.org reported.
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