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Departments of the Interior, Education, and Health & Human Services Launch Multi-Agency Initiative to Protect and Preserve Native Languages
Native Americans, Press Release
The U.S. Departments of the Interior, Education and Health and Human Services launched a new interagency initiative today to preserve, protect, and promote the rights and freedom of Native Americans to use, practice, and develop Native languages.
Secretary Haaland Announces Steps to Establish Protections for Culturally Significant Chaco Canyon Landscape
Bureau of Land Management, Secretary Deb Haaland, Conservation, Native Americans, Press Release
During the Biden-Harris administration’s first White House Tribal Nations Summit later today, President Biden will announce that the Department of the Interior is taking steps to protect the Chaco Canyon and the greater connected landscape with a rich Tribal and cultural legacy in northwest New Mexico.
Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal Makes Historic Investments in Tribal Infrastructure and Climate Resiliency
Bureau of Indian Affairs, Climate Change, Conservation, Native Americans, Press Release
The Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal passed by Congress on November 5, 2021, makes historic investments in Indigenous communities’ efforts to tackle the climate crisis and boost resilience of physical and natural systems.
Interior Department, EPA Announce Recommitment to Federal Partnership in Support of Urban Waters
Conservation, Press Release
Today, the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), 13 other federal agencies, and non-governmental partners commemorated a decade of accomplishments under the Urban Waters Federal Partnership while pledging their recommitment to this partnership.
Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal Will Clean Up Legacy Pollution, Protect Public Health
Pennsylvania, Climate Change, Conservation, Press Release
The Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal passed by Congress on November 5, 2021, makes historic investments to plug orphan wells and reclaim abandoned mine lands, which will help communities eliminate dangerous environmental conditions and pollution caused by past coal mining and legacy energy development.
Secretary Haaland Names Rachael S. Taylor Chief of Staff
Policy Management and Budget, Office of the Secretary, Press Release
Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland today announced Rachael S. Taylor as the agency’s new Chief of Staff, effective November 15, 2021. Rachael has served as the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Management, and Budget since January.
Secretary Haaland Focuses on Indigenous Led, Nature-Based Solutions to Climate Change in Glasgow
America the Beautiful, Secretary Deb Haaland, Climate Change, Conservation, Press Release
Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland and Department leaders spent their last day of the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) highlighting Indigenous-led and nature-based solutions to address the dual crises of climate change and impacts to biodiversity.
Interior Department Celebrates Passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal
District of Columbia, Office of the Secretary, Press Release
Secretary Haaland applauded the passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal (BID), a once-in-a-generation investment that will help communities tackle the climate crisis while creating good-paying union jobs, advancing environmental justice, and boosting local economies.
Secretary Haaland Celebrates First Images from Landsat 9
U.S. Geological Survey, Secretary Deb Haaland, Press Release
Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland today celebrated the release of the first images from Landsat 9, a joint satellite mission from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
Interior Department Officials Commemorate Global Partnership on Climate Change and Biodiversity Crisis at COP26
Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Press Release
The Department of the Interior joined land managers from around the globe today to endorse and commemorate a Protected and Conserved Areas Joint Statement (Joint Statement) on Climate Change and Biodiversity Crisis, submitted to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) COP26 and the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) COP15.
Secretary Haaland Discusses Climate Impacts with Indigenous Youth at COP26 Event
Secretary Deb Haaland, Climate Change, Native Americans, Press Release
Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland hosted a virtual question-and-answer session today with Indigenous youth to discuss the impacts of climate change on the rising generation.
Interior Department Finalizes First Federal Land Allotments to Alaska Native Vietnam-era Veterans
Bureau of Land Management, Secretary Deb Haaland, Native Americans, Press Release
The Department of the Interior today announced that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has finalized the first federal land allotments as part of the Alaska Native Vietnam-era Veteran Land Allotment Program.
Secretary Haaland Issues Global Offshore Wind Challenge at U.N. Climate Change Conference of the Parties
Secretary Deb Haaland, Climate Change, Energy, Press Release
In her first event of the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland highlighted the ongoing work in the United States to deliver on President Biden’s commitment to deploy 30 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind energy by 2030.
Secretary Haaland Visits Offshore Wind Facilities, Highlights Clean Energy Progress in Aberdeen
Secretary Deb Haaland, Energy, Press Release
Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland visited several sites related to offshore wind today in Aberdeen, where she met with government, industry and organization representatives from the U.K. and discussed the Biden-Harris administration’s goals to accelerate a robust, sustainable clean energy economy.
Interior Department Takes Action to Advance Offshore Wind in the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, District of Columbia, Press Release
Department of the Interior today announced three major milestones to advance commercial offshore wind energy development.
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