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This Week at Interior January 13, 2023
News and headlines from Interior, January 13, 2023
Interior Department Takes Steps to Strengthen Offshore Clean Energy Development
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, District of Columbia, Climate Change, Oceans, Press Release
Interior today announced that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will publish a proposed rule to update regulations for clean energy development on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf.
Interior Department Completes Vote to Remove Derogatory Names from Five Locations
National Park Service, U.S. Geological Survey, District of Columbia, Native Americans, Press Release
The Department of the Interior today announced the Board on Geographic Names (BGN) has voted on the remaining replacement names featuring the word sq___.
Elizabeth Klein Named Director of Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, District of Columbia, Climate Change, Water Challenges, Press Release
The Department of the Interior today announced that Elizabeth (Liz) Klein has been named Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM).
Secretary Haaland Establishes Orphaned Wells Program Office to Implement Historic Investments from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law
District of Columbia, Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, Climate Change, Water Challenges, Press Release
Secretary Haaland today issued a Secretary’s Order to establish an Orphaned Wells Program Office to ensure effective implementation of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law’s historic investment in orphaned well clean up.
Interior Department Welcomes Significant Progress for Indian Water Rights Settlements
District of Columbia, Water Challenges, Native Americans, Press Release
Interior today celebrated significant progress by the 117th Congress to advance settlements of Indian water rights claims and to protect Tribal sovereignty.
Secretary Haaland Leads U.S. Delegation for Inauguration of Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
Secretary Deb Haaland, Conservation, Native Americans, Press Release
Secretary Haaland today led the official Presidential Delegation of the United States to the presidential Inauguration of His Excellency Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.
Interior’s 2022 Wrapped!
This year, the Department of the Interior focused on building a better future for every American, with unprecedented investments from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Inflation Reduction Act.
Biden-Harris Administration Invests More Than $84 Million in 36 Drought Resiliency Projects
Bureau of Reclamation, District of Columbia, Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, Water Challenges, Press Release
Interior today announced a $84.7 million investment from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to help the West prepare and respond to the challenges of drought.
Happy Holidays from Interior!
Interior staff from across the country share their holiday wishes
This Year at Interior 2022
As 2022 comes to a close we look back at a busy year at Interior
Department of the Interior Releases Multiagency Strategy for Preventing Imminent Extinction of Hawaiʻi Forest Birds
National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Geological Survey, Press Release
The Department of the Interior today announced a multiagency strategy that seeks to prevent imminent extinction of Hawaiian forest birds imperiled by mosquito-borne avian malaria.
Deputy Secretary Beaudreau Announces $228 Million for Wildfire Mitigation and Resilience from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law
Colorado, Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, Climate Change, Wildland Fire, Press Release
Today, Deputy Secretary Beaudreau announced $228 million from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to support wildland fire management in fiscal year 2023.
During Visit to Klamath River, Secretary Haaland Announces Four Tribal Water Projects
Bureau of Reclamation, California, Oregon, Secretary Deb Haaland, Press Release
Interior announced today that four Tribal water projects in Oregon and California's Klamath River Basin will receive $5.8 million to mitigate the effects of the ongoing drought crisis.
Biden-Harris Administration Announces More Than $2.3 Million to Create Good-Paying Union Jobs, Catalyze Economic Revitalization in Alaska and Texas
Alaska, District of Columbia, Texas, Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, Press Release
The administration today announced $2.3 million from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to catalyze economic opportunity by reclaiming abandoned mine lands in Alaska and Texas.
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