JEWELL - The Salt Lake Tribune News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us (Webmaster) Interior secretary pushes for Congress to act <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="">Interior secretary pushes for Congress to act</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-17T09:13:49.699-06:00">Updated Oct 17, 2014 09:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Albuquerque, N.M. • U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell vowed Thursday that the Obama administration will continue to use its executive powers to protect public lands until Congress takes action on a number of stalled conservation measures. Jewell renewed the administration’s threat while speaking to a few hundred wilderness advocates at a national conference in Albuquerque celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. “There are dozens of bills in Congress, and they need to be passe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585307452014-10-17T09:13:49.699-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-17T09:13:49.699-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:13:49 MDT