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BOEM logo 12/18/14
Secretary Jewell Names Maryland Energy Administrator Abigail Ross Hopper as Director of Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today named Abigail Ross Hopper as the Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Managemen.

Orange sky with water below 12/18/14
Interior Department Announces Funding for Climate Change Studies

As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, the 50 scientific studies announced today will focus on how climate change is affecting natural and cultural resources and tribal communities.

Hydrologist Measuring Streamflow 12/17/14
Interior Department Announces Strengthened Scientific Integrity Policy for Employees and Contractors

The Department of the Interior today announced updates to its scientific integrity policy.


Media Advisories


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


ThisWeekDec12_200 12/12/14
This Week at Interior December 12, 2014

Secretary Jewell welcomes ambassadors from three Pacific island nations threatened by climate change; a new report shows streams in the Chesapeake Bay region are warming due to rising air temperatures; more.


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.