Deb Haaland to Investigate Burial Sites of Indigenous Students at Boarding Schools

Credit to Author: Anya Zoledziowski| Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2021 21:19:57 GMT

Interior Secretary Deb Haaland announced the Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative a month after the undocumented remains of Indigenous children were found under a former Canadian residential school.

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Biden-Harris Administration Proposes Competitive Lease Sale for Offshore Wind Development for New York & New Jersey

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2021 14:28:33 +0000

Innovative Proposed Lease Stipulations for New York Bight Lease Sale Would Prioritize Union Jobs and Ocean User Engagement

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Biden: Be Monumental for Public Lands & Ocean Conservation

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Tue, 08 Jun 2021 18:25:41 +0000

Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog. By Valerie Cleland  & Kabir Green  On his first day in office, President Biden signaled his commitment to our public lands and waters when he issued an executive order directing the Interior Department to review President Trump’s illegal rollbacks of three national monuments: Bears Ears, Northeast Canyons and Seamounts, and Grand […]

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President Biden’s Budget Invests $2.8 Billion To Support Economies, Outdoor Recreation, & Access To Public Lands

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 03 Jun 2021 20:52:46 +0000

Projects expected to create tens of thousands of jobs across the United States

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Biden-Harris Administration Advances Offshore Wind in the Pacific

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 26 May 2021 03:35:04 +0000

Departments of the Interior, Defense and the State of California agree to accelerate wind energy offshore the central and northern coasts of California

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Biden-Harris Admin Approves 1st Major Offshore Wind Project in U.S. Waters

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 11 May 2021 17:40:42 +0000

Major milestone will propel America’s drive toward a clean energy future.

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Administration Releases “America The Beautiful” Conservation Plan

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Sun, 09 May 2021 23:20:37 +0000

The Biden administration laid out its plan on Thursday to conserve 30% of U.S. lands and waters by 2030. The report seeks to rebrand what has become known as “30×30” and emphasizes “voluntary efforts” by states, tribal nations, and private landowners instead of expanding the footprint of federal land ownership. The multiagency plan was signed by Interior […]

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US Interior Department Takes Steps to Revoke Final Rule on Migratory Bird Treaty Act Incidental Take

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 07 May 2021 03:30:02 +0000

Today, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced a proposed rule to revoke the January 7, 2021, final regulation that limited the scope of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA). Significant concerns about the interpretation of the MBTA have been raised by the public, legal challenges in court and from the international treaty partners. This […]

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Secretary Haaland Establishes Climate Task Force, Strengthens Scientific Integrity 

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2021 21:10:33 +0000

New Orders Prioritize Department-Wide Climate Action, Revokes Orders That Are Out Of Alignment With Biden Administration Priorities

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Science Wins at the Interior Department

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 07 Mar 2021 02:51:51 +0000

Courtesy of Union Of Concerned Scientists. By Jacob Carter, Research scientist This week, the Department of the Interior (DOI) announced that it will be rescinding secretarial order 3369, which sidelined scientific research and its use in the agency’s decisions. Put in place by the previous administration, the secretarial order restricted decisionmakers at the DOI from using scientific […]

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