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Secretary Haaland Announces 2022 Native Language Summit During White House Council on Native American Affairs Tribal Session
District of Columbia, Office of the Secretary, Secretary Deb Haaland, White House, Press Release
The White House Council on Native American Affairs (WHCNAA) convened an engagement session with Tribal leaders focused on Native Language initiatives.
Interior Department Officials Visit Klamath Basin to Highlight Ongoing Investments Amidst Record Drought
Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Oregon, Office of the Secretary, Press Release
Senior leaders from the Interior finished a two-day visit to the Klamath Basin to discuss near- and long-term solutions related to drought impacts.
Secretary Haaland Applauds Return of Traditional Homelands to Onondaga Nation
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, New York, Office of the Secretary, Secretary Deb Haaland, Press Release
Secretary Haaland today celebrated a unique settlement agreement that will return more than 1,000 acres of ancestral land to the Onondaga Nation.
Assistant Secretary Estenoz Highlights Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Investments in Florida
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Florida, America the Beautiful, Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, Press Release
Assistant Secretary Estenoz toured the Myakka River Down’s Dam Removal Project to spotlight a new $350,000 investment that will help fish move freely through the waterway.
Assistant Secretary for Water and Science Trujillo Highlights Water Conservation, Drought Mitigation Investments in Puerto Rico
U.S. Geological Survey, Puerto Rico, Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, Press Release
Assistant Secretary Trujillo visited the U.S. Geological Survey’s site in Puerto Rico to discuss methods to predict hydrologic drought.
This Week at Interior June 24, 2022
News and headlines from Interior, June 24, 2022
Interior Department Announces Programs Included in Biden-Harris Administration’s Justice40 Initiative to Advance Environmental Justice
District of Columbia, Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, Justice40 initiative, Secretary Deb Haaland, Press Release
Interior today released a list of covered programs included in President Biden’s Justice40 Initiative, which aims to deliver the benefits of climate and energy investments to disadvantaged communities.
Interior Department Commits to Urgent Actions to Conserve the Monarch Butterfly
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, District of Columbia, Office of the Secretary, Secretary Deb Haaland, Press Release
Secretary Haaland joined science experts and policymakers at the first-ever Monarch Butterfly Summit in Washington, DC, on June 22-23, 2022.
Interior Department Announces $549.4 Million in Payments to Support Vital Services in Communities
Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, District of Columbia, Press Release
Interior announced more than 1,900 state and local governments will receive $549.4 million in Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) funding for 2022.
National Park Visitor Spending Contributed $42.5 Billion to U.S. Economy in 2021
National Park Service, District of Columbia, Secretary Deb Haaland, Press Release
Interior today announced that visitor spending in communities near national parks in 2021 resulted in a $42.5 billion benefit to the nation’s economy and supported 322,600 mostly local jobs.
President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to Provide $25.5 Million for Water Efficiency Projects in Eight Western States
Bureau of Reclamation, District of Columbia, Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, Press Release
Interior today announced $25.5 million in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funds for WaterSMART Water and Energy Efficiency Grants.
Biden-Harris Administration Invests Over $74 Million in Federal-State Partnership for Critical Minerals Mapping
U.S. Geological Survey, District of Columbia, Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, Secretary Deb Haaland, Press Release
Interior announced today that over $74.6 million will be distributed in 30 states to improve our understanding of domestic critical mineral resources.
BLM, Forest Service and Five Tribes of the Bears Ears Commission Commit to Historic Co-management of Bears Ears National Monument
Bureau of Land Management, Utah, National Monuments, Native Americans, Press Release
BLM, USFS, and the five Tribes of the Bears Ears Commission formalized their partnership for co-management of the Bears Ears National Monument.
President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to Provide $103 Million for Wildfire Mitigation and Resilience
Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Press Release
Secretary Deb Haaland announced the allocation of $103 million for wildfire risk reduction efforts throughout the country.
This Week at Interior June 17, 2022
News and headlines from Interior June 17, 2022
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