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Interior Department Announces Draft Strategy for Offshore Oil and Gas Leasing
Today the Interior Department announced the next step in the development of the nation's Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program for 2017-2022.
Obama Administration Moves to Protect Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
President Obama’s Administration moved to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, widely considered one of the most spectacular and remote areas in the world.
Interior Department Greenlights Transmission Line to Modernize Grid, Unlock Renewable Energy Sources in Southwest
The project is expected to create over 6,000 jobs during construction and support over 100 permanent jobs once online. It will also open the door for new renewable energy generation projects.
Secretary Jewell to Make Major Renewable Energy Infrastructure Announcement in Albuquerque
Secretary Jewell to make a major announcement on the proposed SunZia Southwest Transmission Line.
Secretary Jewell to Return to Everglades to Tour Ongoing Restoration Efforts
While there, Jewell will also meet with the Seminole Tribe of Florida to announce a milestone in increasing self-determination and economic development for Native American tribes.
Secretary Jewell to Join Congressman Thompson at Public Meeting to Hear Community’s Vision for Conserving the Berryessa Snow Mountain Region
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.
This Week at Interior January 23, 2015
Fighting climate change among the highlights of President Obama's sixth State of the Union address; a new study from USGS shows melting glaciers don't just change sea levels, they affect marine life; more.
Secretary Jewell Offered Remarks at the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial Dedication
Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell offered remarks at the ceremony to formally dedicate the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial, the newest addition to the National Mall and Memorial Parks.
Making Strides to Restore Native American Homelands
As President Obama hosted the Tribal Nations Conference this week, the Administration capped a year of continued progress in strengthening the government-to-government relationship with Indian Country and working with tribal leaders.