Interior Department Head

Last week the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee approved Gale Norton to head the Interior Department, and now her nomination is going before the full Senate for a vote. NPR's David Welna reports that the debate over the controversial nominee is still fierce, but that it's likely she will be confirmed.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.