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Secretary Jewell Names Maryland Energy Administrator Abigail Ross Hopper as Director of Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

THU, DECEMBER 18, 2014, 12:50 PM EST

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today named Abigail Ross Hopper as the Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Managemen. Read More >

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Interior Department Announces Funding for Climate Change Studies

THU, DECEMBER 18, 2014, 11:57 AM EST

As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, the 50 scientific studies announced today will focus on how climate change is affecting natural and cultural resources and tribal communities. Read More >

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Media Advisory: Secretary Jewell to Join Congressman Thompson at Public Meeting to Hear Community’s Vision for Conserving the Berryessa Snow Mountain Region

THU, DECEMBER 18, 2014, 10:48 AM EST

On December 19, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will join U.S. Congressman Mike Thompson, as well as other federal, state and local officials in a visit to the Berryessa-Snow Mountain region in north central California. Read More >

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Interior Department Announces Strengthened Scientific Integrity Policy for Employees and Contractors

WED, DECEMBER 17, 2014, 03:15 PM EST

The Department of the Interior today announced updates to its scientific integrity policy. Read More >

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Statement by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on the Sage-Grouse Rider in the FY15 Omnibus Bill

WED, DECEMBER 17, 2014, 10:42 AM EST

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell issued a statement regarding a rider in the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2015 affecting potential Endangered Species Act listing decisions for sage-grouse. Read More >