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Secretary Jewell Visits Berryessa Snow Mountain Region

FRI, DECEMBER 19, 2014, 06:02 PM EST

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today visited the Berryessa Snow Mountain Region of California to hear from the community about its vision for the management of public lands in several counties in the north central part of the state. Read More >


Statement by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015

FRI, DECEMBER 19, 2014, 02:48 PM EST

Secretary Sally Jewell's statement related to the public lands provisions in the National Defense Authorization Act, which designates nearly 250,000 acres of wilderness, expands or designates nearly a dozen national park units and protects scenic rivers. Read More >


This Year at Interior 2014

FRI, DECEMBER 19, 2014, 11:28 AM EST

A look back at the top stories of 2014 from This Week at Interior. Watch Video >


Happy Holidays from the Department of the Interior

FRI, DECEMBER 19, 2014, 11:23 AM EST

Season's greetings and best wishes for a Happy New Year from the employees at the Department of the Interior. Watch Video >

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Interior Department Announces Initial Steps to Strengthen Federal Energy Valuation Rules, Expand Guidance on Federal Coal Program

FRI, DECEMBER 19, 2014, 10:57 AM EST

The Department of the Interior released a draft proposed federal regulation by the Office of Natural Resources Revenue governing the valuation of federal oil and gas, and federal and American Indian coal resources. Read More >