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7 Tips from Women in STEM at Interior
To ensure that the doors are open to future leaders in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, we asked Dr. Candi Hudson, a mechanical engineer for oil spill response with the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, and Tershara Matthews, chief of Emerging Programs with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, for their advice, insights and experiences.
Secretary Haaland Visits Alcatraz Island on the 52nd Anniversary of its Occupation
Secretary Deb Haaland Visits Alcatraz
White House Announces Nomination to Lead Insular and International Affairs at the Department of the Interior
Puerto Rico, Insular and International Affairs, Insular Affairs, Secretary Deb Haaland, Press Release
The White House today announced the intent to nominate Carmen G. Cantor to be Assistant Secretary for Insular and International Affairs at the Department of the Interior. The nomination will now be considered by the U.S. Senate.
Secretary Haaland Highlights Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Investments in Ecosystem Restoration During Maryland Visit
Maryland, Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, Secretary Deb Haaland, Press Release
Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland was in Maryland for a second day today to meet with local elected and community leaders, students, and Interior Department employees to highlight President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law’s critical investments in ecosystem restoration, infrastructure resilience, and economic opportunities.
This Week at Interior March 11, 2022
News and headlines from Interior, March 11, 2022
Secretary Haaland Visits Maryland to Honor Harriet Tubman Day
Maryland, Secretary Deb Haaland, Press Release
As part of the Department’s ongoing celebration of Women’s History Month, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland honored Harriet Tubman Day today with visits to sites that speak to the agency’s ongoing efforts to better tell America’s story.
Biden-Harris Administration Issues Call for Wildfire Commission Member Applications
Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, Wildland Fire, Press Release
The Departments of the Interior, Agriculture, and Homeland Security through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are now accepting applications for members to the Wildland Fire Mitigation and Management Commission.
White House Council on Native American Affairs Discusses Interagency Effort to Protect and Increase Access to Indigenous Sacred Sites
Native Americans, Press Release
The White House Council on Native American Affairs (WHCNAA) convened an engagement session with Tribal leaders and Native Hawaiian Organizations today focused on implementing a new interagency initiative to improve the protection of and access to Indigenous sacred sites through enhanced and improved interdepartmental coordination, collaboration and action.
Martha Williams Sworn In as Director of the Fish and Wildlife Service
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of the Secretary, Press Release
Martha Williams was sworn in as Director of the Fish and Wildlife Service by Secretary Deb Haaland today. Martha has been serving as Principal Deputy Director of the Fish and Wildlife Service since January 20, 2021, exercising the delegable authority of the Director.
White House Announces Nominee to Lead US Geological Survey
U.S. Geological Survey, Press Release
The White House today announced the intent to nominate David Applegate as Director of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). David is currently the Associate Director for Natural Hazards, exercising the delegated authority of the Director. The nomination will now be considered by the U.S. Senate.
Interior Department Begins Implementation of Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Investments to Build Ecosystem Resilience, Habitat Restoration in Klamath Basin
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, California, Oregon, Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, Press Release
The Department of the Interior announced today that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is soliciting proposals for restoration activities that address high-priority Klamath Basin challenges in Southern Oregon and Northern California.
During Ohio Visit, Secretary Haaland Highlights Infrastructure Investments to Plug Orphaned Wells, Restore Wildlife Habitats
Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, Press Release
Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland was in Ohio for the second day today to meet with elected officials, community leaders, and Department employees to highlight infrastructure investments that are helping to preserve, protect and restore Ohio’s lands and waters.
Biden-Harris Administration Announces $144 Million to Create Good-Paying Union Jobs, Revitalize Coal Communities
Office of Surface Mining, Ohio, Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, Secretary Deb Haaland, Press Release
During a visit to Ohio today, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland and White House Senior Advisor and Infrastructure Implementation Coordinator Mitch Landrieu announced more than $144 million is available to states and Tribes for abandoned mine land (AML) reclamation efforts in fiscal year 2022.
This Week at Interior March 4, 2022
News and headlines from Interior, March 4, 2022
Interior Department Welcomes Additional Biden-Harris Appointees
Bureau of Reclamation, Office of the Solicitor, Office of the Secretary, Press Release
The Department of the Interior today announced the newest members of agency leadership working to fulfill our mission to steward America’s public lands and waters, pursue environmental justice, and honor our nation-to-nation relationship with Tribes.
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