Interior and Energy Departments Continue Efforts to Advance Offshore Safety and Environmental Sustainability


As part of the Biden-Harris administration’s commitment to improving the safety and environmental sustainability of offshore energy development, the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement and the U.S. Department of Energy have entered into a cooperative agreement with Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station to support the ongoing operation and maintenance of the Ocean Energy Safety Institute (OESI).

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Biden-Harris Administration Outlines “America the Beautiful” Initiative


Today the Biden-Harris administration outlined a vision for how the United States can work collaboratively to conserve and restore the lands, waters, and wildlife that support and sustain the nation. The recommendations are contained in a report released today, outlining a locally led and voluntary nationwide conservation goal to conserve 30 percent of U.S. lands and waters by 2030.

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Interior Department Approves Solar Energy Project in California Desert


Today, the Interior Department announced that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has given final approval to a new solar energy project on public lands in California. The Crimson Solar Project represents an investment of roughly $550 million and has the potential to deliver enough power to energize approximately 87,500 homes.

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