Secretary Haaland Announces Nearly $6 Million from President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda to Address Legacy Pollution by Plugging Orphaned Wells in Michigan


During a legacy pollution roundtable discussion today with state, labor and business leaders in Wayne, Michigan, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland announced a $5.87 million investment through President Biden’s Investing in America agenda for Michigan to continue work plugging, reclaiming and restoring orphaned oil and gas wells across the state.

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Interior Department Invests Nearly $11 Million from President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda to Restore Lands and Waters


The Department of the Interior today announced a nearly $11 million investment from President Biden’s Investing in America agenda to restore our nation’s lands and water through 29 locally led, landscape-scale restoration projects across 18 states and the District of Columbia. The investment from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law builds on more than $157 million announced last month. With today’s announcement, over half a billion from section 40804 of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law has now been committed for ecosystem restoration under the Biden-Harris administration.

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Interior Department Leaders Tour First Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Vessel


Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management Dr. Steve Feldgus, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Director Elizabeth Klein and Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) Deputy Director Paul Huang today toured Dominion Energy’s wind turbine installation vessel Charybdis under construction at the Seatrium AmFELS shipyard. 

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