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Press Releases


Gen Canyon Dam 09/27/14
Secretary of the Interior Jewell Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Power Generation at Glen Canyon Dam

PAGE, Ariz. – Today, at a ceremony on the crest of Glen Canyon Dam, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell joined other officials and dignitaries to kick off a celebration marking the 50th anniversary of power generation at Glen Canyon Dam.

Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn 09/26/14
Secretary Jewell, Attorney General Holder Announce $554 Million Settlement of Tribal Trust Accounting and Management Lawsuit Filed by Navajo Nation

Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today announced the settlement of a lawsuit filed by the Navajo Nation regarding the U.S. government’s management of funds and natural resources that it holds in trust for the Navajo

Secretary Sally Jewell 09/25/14
Secretary Jewell, BLM Deputy Director Ellis Tour Innovative Sagebrush Conservation Efforts Underway in Oregon

LAKEVIEW, OR – Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Deputy Director Steve Ellis today visited the BLM’s Lakeview District as part of their continued commitment to work


Media Advisories


Sally Jewell 09/24/14
Secretary Jewell, BLM Deputy Director Ellis to Tour Sage Grouse Conservation Efforts Underway in Oregon

LAKEVIEW, Ore. – On Thursday, September 25, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will join Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Deputy Director Steve Ellis, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management Jim Lyons

Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn 09/24/14
Interior, Justice Leaders Join Navajo Nation to Announce Major Trust Settlement

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to strengthen the government-to-government relationship with tribal nations and fulfill federal trust obligations, on Friday, September 26, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell

shoveling 09/23/14
Secretary Jewell, Coca-Cola Foundation to Make Major Partnership Announcement for Interior Department’s Youth Initiative

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – On Wednesday, September 24, 2014, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will join Coca-Cola North America President Sandy Douglas at Marsh Park in Los Angeles to announce a major public-private partnership


DOI Videos


ThisWeekSept26_200 09/26/14
This Week at Interior September 24, 2014

Secretary Jewell's travels take her across several western states, highlighting Interior initiatives like clean domestic energy, youth engagement, wildlife conservation, and restoring trust relationships with Native American tribes; more.


Photo Galleries


Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. 09/10/14
White House Visitor Center Reopened after $12.6 Million Revitalization

The National Park Service (NPS) and White House Historical Association (the Association) hosted First Lady Michelle Obama and U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell as they announced the re-opening of the White House Visitor Center.


Other News


Dan Ashe head shot 09/19/14
Celebrating a Milestone in Conservation – and the Law that Made it Possible

Just a few weeks ago, I was at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History remembering an unfortunately dark moment in conservation history – exactly a century before, on September 1, 1914, the last known passenger pigeon died in a Cincinnati zoo.