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Secretary Jewell Lauds President’s Intent to Nominate Estevan López to Serve as Commissioner of Bureau of Reclamation
Estevan López, a professional engineer with more than two decades of experience in water resource management, would lead the largest wholesale water supplier and second largest producer of hydroelectric power in the United States.
Historic Agreement Reached on Upper Klamath Basin Water
The Klamath Tribes, Interior, Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber, Oregon Senator Ron Wyden, Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley and Upper Klamath Basin irrigators announced today that they have completed negotiations on the Upper Klamath Basin Comprehensive Agreement
President Proposes $11.9 Billion FY2015 Budget for Interior
Secretary Jewell announced President Obama’s fiscal year 2015 budget request of $11.9 billion for the Department of the Interior, saying it makes key investments to maintain vital funding for Interior’s missions
Secretary Jewell, Mayor Garcetti to Announce Partnership to Connect Los Angeles Urban Youth to Outdoors
On Monday, March 10, 2014, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will join Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to announce a partnership that will help connect urban youth in the Los Angeles area to the outdoors.
Secretary Jewell to Headline Fifth Annual Intermountain Sustainability Summit at Weber State University
Tomorrow, Thursday, March 6, 2014, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will headline the fifth annual Intermountain Sustainability Summit at Weber State University.
Secretary Jewell to Discuss the President’s Proposed Fiscal Year 2015 Budget for Interior Department
Secretary Jewell will provide an overview of the President’s fiscal year 2015 budget for the Department of the Interior in a 2:00 p.m. EST teleconference, joined by newly-confirmed Dep. Sec. Connor and Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Washburn.
This Week at Interior March 7, 2014
A new report shows the powerful impact that national parks have on local and national economies; NPS projects a peak bloom date for Washington DC's world-famous cherry blossoms; Interior has a new Deputy Secretary; more.
Secretary Jewell Swears in Deputy Secretary Mike Connor
On March 4, 2014, Secretary Jewell held a swearing-in ceremony for Deputy Secretary Mike Connor
Addressing California’s Water Challenges Through Action and Collaboration
California is in the throes of the worst drought in the 160 years during which records have been kept. As a result, the state’s overextended water system is in crisis.