Media Contacts

The Department of the Interior supports a culture of openness with the news media and the public that values the free exchange of ideas, data and information and that provides for the dissemination of accurate scientific, scholarly, technical and management information. The Department is committed to keeping its constituencies and the general public informed and welcomes public interest in its programs and activities through news media coverage and other forms of communication. 

The Department’s Office of Communications responds to queries and interview requests from journalists, coordinates press briefings and media events, and plans, implements, and directs internal and external communications for the Department. For press inquiries, contact

In addition, each bureau within Interior has a team that responds to specific inquiries:

Bureau of Indian Affairs and Bureau of Indian Education

Bureau of Land Management

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

Bureau of Reclamation

Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement

Bureau of Trust Funds Administration 

National Park Service

Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement 

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

U.S. Geological Survey

For non-media inquiries, visit our Contact Interior page.

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