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BSEE, BOEM Issue Proposed Regulations to Ensure Safe and Responsible Exploratory Drilling Offshore Alaska

BSEE and BOEM today released proposed regulations to ensure that future exploratory drilling activities on the U.S. Arctic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) are done safely and responsibly, subject to strong and proven operational standards.

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Secretary Jewell Applauds President Obama’s Action to Establish Honouliuli National Monument

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell applauded President Obama’s announcement today that he is designating the Honouliuli Internment Camp on the island of Oahu in Hawaii as a national monument.

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Secretary Jewell, Secretary Vilsack Applaud President Obama’s Designation of Browns Canyon National Monument

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack today joined members of Congress, local elected officials, and community members in applauding the President’s designation of Browns Canyon National Monument.


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Secretary Sally Jewell 02/25/15
Secretary Jewell to Sign Historic Water Rights Agreement with Shoshone-Paiute Tribes and State of Nevada

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will sign an historic agreement that will guarantee water rights for the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley Reservation on the Nevada-Idaho border while providing certainty for upstream water users.

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BSEE, BOEM to Discuss Efforts to Ensure Safe and Responsible Oil and Gas Exploratory Drilling Operations in the Arctic

BSEE Director Brian Salerno and BOEM Director Abigail R. Hopper will hold a press conference call to discuss latest efforts to ensure future oil and gas exploratory activities on the U.S. Arctic Outer Continental Shelf are done safely and responsibly.

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Secretary Jewell to Address Interagency Group on Insular Areas

On Tuesday, February 24, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and White House Intergovernmental Affairs Director Jerry Abramson will co-host the 2015 Senior Plenary Session of the Interagency Group on Insular Areas (IGIA).


DOI Videos


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Sec. Jewell Kicks Off Native Youth Listening Tour

Last week, Secretary Jewell kicked off President Obama’s Native Youth Listening Tour, part of the Administration's Generation Indigenous initiative, a program meant to break down barriers standing between Native youth and their opportunity for success.


Photo Galleries


Taliesin - view to the northeast across living room - Copyright: Taliesin Preservation, Inc. 01/30/15
10 Buildings by Frank Lloyd Wright Nominated to the World Heritage List

This would be the first World Heritage listing for the U.S. in the field of modern architecture. The Wright works would join the Sydney Opera House, the city of Brasilia and the Bauhaus School in Germany as examples of modern architecture.


Other News


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Let’s Get Every Kid in a Park

From sea to shining sea, our country is home to gorgeous landscapes, vibrant waterways, and historic treasures that all Americans can enjoy