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Berryessa California mountains 12/19/14
Secretary Jewell Visits Berryessa Snow Mountain Region

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today visited the Berryessa Snow Mountain Region of California to hear from the community about its vision for the management of public lands in several counties in the north central part of the state.

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Statement by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015

Secretary Sally Jewell's statement related to the public lands provisions in the National Defense Authorization Act, which designates nearly 250,000 acres of wilderness, expands or designates nearly a dozen national park units and protects scenic rivers.

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Interior Department Announces Initial Steps to Strengthen Federal Energy Valuation Rules, Expand Guidance on Federal Coal Program

The Department of the Interior released a draft proposed federal regulation by the Office of Natural Resources Revenue governing the valuation of federal oil and gas, and federal and American Indian coal resources.


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Secretary Jewell 12/18/14
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.

Secretary Sally Jewell 12/16/14
Secretary Jewell to Deliver Keynote Address at American Geophysical Union Conference

Secretary Jewell will discuss the role that sound science should play in shaping public policy, especially related to climate change and landscape-level planning.

Secretary Sally Jewell Pacific Islands Forum 12/10/14
Secretary Jewell, Assistant Secretary Kia’aina to Host Panel Discussion on Climate Change Impacts to Pacific Islands Nations in Free Association with the United States

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will offer opening remarks tomorrow at a panel discussion on climate change impacts facing three Pacific island nations closely associated with the United States.


DOI Videos


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This Year at Interior 2014

A look back at the top stories of 2014 from This Week at Interior.


Photo Galleries


President Obama and Secretary Jewell Dedicate the Memorial 10/05/14
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.


Other News


Deputy Secretary Michael Connor 12/04/14
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.