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Chicago Selected as Priority City by U.S. Department of the Interior to Connect Youth to the Great Outdoors
CHICAGO – As part of the Interior Department’s leadership of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! Outside initiative, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today announced Chicago has been selected as one of the first 50 cities to participate.
Secretary Jewell, Director Hopper Laud Construction of Nation’s First Offshore Wind Farm
As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to create American jobs and develop clean energy sources, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today celebrated a milestone for America’s first commercial scale offshore wind farm.
Amid Poaching Crisis, President Obama Announces Proposal to Tighten Controls on Domestic Ivory Trade
President Obama today announced that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing new regulations that would prohibit most interstate commerce in African elephant ivory and further restrict commercial exports.
Secretary Jewell, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to Make Major Youth Initiative Announcement
CHICAGO – On Tuesday, July 28, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will join Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel for a major announcement related to the Interior Department’s leadership of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! Outside initiative.
Secretary Jewell to Celebrate Construction of Nation’s First Offshore Wind Farm
On Monday, July 27, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Director Abigail Ross Hopper will celebrate an historic milestone to mark the start of construction for the nation’s first commercial offshore wind farm.
Secretary Jewell, US Forest Service Chief Tidwell Join Community Leaders to Celebrate Establishment of Browns Canyon National Monument
The new monument was officially designated on February 19, 2015, and is jointly managed by the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). The BLM portion of the monument is managed as part of BLM’s National Conservation Lands.
This Week at Interior July 24, 2015
A new USGS study takes a look at storm damage in New York in the wake of Hurricane Sandy; it's the highest point in North America, but how high is it? A grant to help transform Grand Canyon National Park's Desert View into a tribal heritage center; more.
Five New National Historic Landmarks Highlight America’s Diverse Heritage
Interior Secretary Jewell and NPS Director Jarvis announced the designation of five national historic landmarks, ranging from a 19th century reservoir in Massachusetts to a home in Indiana designed by Frank Lloyd Wright to provide affordable housing.
Statement by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on the Agreement in Principle with BP to Settle Civil Claims for the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
“If approved by the court, this settlement would help restore the natural resources... impacted by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, but to also build back the resiliency of the region, which is critical to the health of our economy and environment."