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Interior Department Announces Expansion of Reconstruction Era National Historic Network

02/15/2024

In commemoration of Black History Month, the Department of the Interior today announced five additions to the Reconstruction Era National Historic Network, which was created in 2019 to recognize and amplify sites and programs throughout the country that share stories of freedom, struggle, education and self-determination associated with the period of Reconstruction from 1861 to 1900. 

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Biden-Harris Administration Announces $75 Million to Revitalize Coal Communities, Create Good-Paying Jobs in Illinois

02/15/2024

As part of the Biden-Harris administration’s Investing in America tour, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management Dr. Steve Feldgus and Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement Principal Deputy Director Sharon Buccino traveled to Illinois today, where they announced $75.8 million in fiscal year 2023 funding from President Biden’s Investing in America agenda to address dangerous and polluting abandoned mine lands and catalyze economic opportunity in Illinois. 

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Biden-Harris Administration, Conservation Leaders Affirm Commitment to Protecting America’s Endangered Species

02/12/2024

Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland, Acting Deputy Secretary Laura Daniel-Davis, Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks Shannon Estenoz, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) Director Martha Williams hosted Biden-Harris administration leaders, policymakers, stakeholders, and intergovernmental partners at the Stewart Lee Udall Department of the Interior Building today for the Endangered Species Act Symposium: Saving Life on Earth for the Next 50 Years. 

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