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Readout of Meeting with Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper, Others to Reduce Methane Emissions from the Oil, Gas Industry

TUE, JANUARY 21, 2014, 10:56 AM EST

Secretary Jewell and Governor Hickenlooper met with representatives from the oil and gas industry, non-government organizations, and Colorado officials in a roundtable discussion regarding efforts to reduce methane emissions Read More >

Kevin Washburn


FRI, DECEMBER 20, 2013, 10:06 AM EST

Last year, the Department of the Interior established the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations to implement important land consolidation requirements set forth in the historic Cobell Settlement Agreement. Read More >


2013 White House Tribal Nations Conference: Promoting Prosperous, Resilient Tribal Nations

THU, NOVEMBER 14, 2013, 02:06 PM EST

Yesterday I had the tremendous honor of welcoming leaders invited from all 566 federally recognized tribes to the 2013 White House Tribal Nations Conference. Read More >

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Engaging the Next Generation with the Help of our Partners in Conservation

THU, NOVEMBER 7, 2013, 01:50 PM EST

An initial group of 91 organizations have been approved as partner organizations to help the Obama Administration implement the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps. Read More >


Interior to expedite its move to the cloud

WED, AUGUST 14, 2013, 06:42 PM EST

Recently, Interior awarded a set of contracts valued at up to $10 billion that will let us expedite our move to the cloud. Read More >

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Proposed Cuts Harm Interior, Harm Economy

WED, JULY 31, 2013, 12:33 PM EST

We need to continue efforts to ensure the nation’s long-term fiscal sustainability, but there is a way to find meaningful savings in the budget while still supporting our basic missions and promoting economic growth. Read More >

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President Obama’s Leadership in Combating Wildlife Trafficking

WED, JULY 3, 2013, 02:48 PM EST

This week, President Obama announced a new Administration effort to combat the rising tide of wildlife trafficking that is threatening the survival of elephants, rhinoceroses, tigers, great apes, and other iconic animals in Africa and around the world. Read More >

Deputy Secretary of the Interior David Hayes

The Remote Community Renewable Energy Partnership: Working to Bring Renewable Energy to Small Villages in Alaska, and Around the World

FRI, JUNE 28, 2013, 02:36 PM EST

Working with key partners, the Department has also been developing an initiative aimed at deploying smaller-scale solar/diesel or wind/diesel hybrid projects in isolated, off-the-grid villages in places like remote Alaska and U.S. island territories. Read More >

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Strengthening our Federal Partnership with Tribal Nations

THU, JUNE 27, 2013, 01:59 PM EST

Yesterday, President Obama signed an Executive Order establishing a White House Council on Native American Affairs, which will help to continue to strengthen our federal partnership with Tribal Nations. Read More >

Secretary Salazar speaking at the 2012 White House Tribal Nations Conference

Looking back at the 2012 White House Tribal Nations Conference

WED, DECEMBER 19, 2012, 02:01 PM EST

"As we continue our important work to honor and strengthen our nation to nation relationship, the White House Tribal Nations Conference stands out for me as a special and meaningful day in 2012." Secretary Ken Salazar Read More >