Readout: Meeting with Outdoor Business Leaders on the Biden Administration’s Support for Locally-Led Nature Conservation


Representatives of the White House Council on Environmental Quality, the U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration today met with leaders of outdoor recreation businesses and other related organizations to discuss President Biden’s commitment to conserving America’s lands and waters for the benefit and enjoyment of all Americans.

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Secretary Haaland Hits the Ground Running on Day One at the Department of the Interior


Today Deb Haaland began her tenure as the 54th Secretary of the Interior. Secretary Haaland hit the ground running, holding a virtual all-staff forum attended by more than 15,000 agency employees where she delivered remarks and highlighted the work of team members in each of the bureaus and offices.

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Interior Department Celebrates Passage of the American Rescue Plan


The Department of the Interior today applauded the passage of the American Rescue Plan (ARP), a bold legislative package that will help address the public health and economic crises that continue to impact the American people. The ARP contains several provisions that fund Interior initiatives and benefit the communities we directly serve, including Tribal governments and schools. 

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Interior Department Outlines Next Steps in Fossil Fuels Program Review


As part of the comprehensive review of the federal oil and gas program called for in Executive Order 14008, the Interior Department will host a virtual forum on Thursday, March 25th. The day-long forum will feature several panels to highlight perspectives from industry representatives, labor and environmental justice organizations, natural resource advocates, and other experts.    

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