World Bulletin / News Desk
US President Barack Obama on Wednesday officially nominated Sally Jewell for the position of Interior Secretary.
Sally Jewell serves as president of REI, an outdoor gear and clothing chain.
Jewell becomes the first woman chosen for Obama's second-term team.
Speaking at the White House, President Obama highlighted the works of Jewell especially in the field of renewable energy.
Obama stated, "Jewell is an expert on the energy and climate issues which are going to shape our future."
Jewell will replace Ken Salazar if her nomination gets approved by the US Senate.
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