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Last week the Trump administration dealt a blow to the solar industry by imposing stiff tariffs on imported solar panels and cells, which are used in the bulk of installations in the United States. And the Interior Department's current budget proposal calls for cutting half of the federal bureau's renewable energy ...
DENVER (AP) — From its headquarters in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Bureau of Land Management oversees some of the nation's most prized natural ... Zinke said in September he wants to move much of the Interior Department's decision-making to the West, including the Bureau of Land Management, ...

DENVER — From its headquarters in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Bureau of Land Management oversees some of the nation's most prized natural ... Zinke said in September he wants to move much of the Interior Department's decision-making to the West, including the Bureau of Land Management, which is ...
A reorganization of the U.S. Department of the Interior could see the department and its agencies organized less along state lines and more along the lines of ... Organizing Interior Department agencies such as the Bureau of Land Management, Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Reclamation and other ...
In the United States, the Interior Department's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has issued 13 wind energy leases off the Atlantic coast. In late 2016 ... It's unclear how the growth in offshore wind might be affected by Trump's plan to open nearly all U.S. waters to oil and gas drilling. But there ...
Over the last 10 months, Zinke has sought deep budget cuts to the agency's chief science office, the U.S. Geological Survey. ... director for public policy at the Nature Conservancy, noted that good science is essential "to underpin and inform virtually all the Department of the Interior's decisionmaking.

Few groups have been closer and more involved in Interior Department policy and management than the National Park System Advisory Board, an appointed and nonpartisan group established 83 ... “We were deeply disappointed with the department's actions in dealing with us,” said former Alaska Gov.
A U.S. Interior Department official on Wednesday blasted the resignation of most members of a board that advises it on national parks, suggesting the move was politically motivated and their work was flawed. Todd Willens, associate deputy secretary of the department, brought up investigations that ...
“We have no comprehensive understanding of the air pollution and climate impact of the federal coal-leasing program because the Bureau of Land Management has failed to analyze the available data for more than three decades.” More than 40 percent of the coal mined in the United States is found on ...
Raul Grijalva of Arizona and Alan Lowenthal of California sent a letter Tuesday to the Interior Department's Bureau of Land Management asking for ... the premium potentially drives down the amount that companies are willing to bid, which effectively takes money that should be going to the American ...
The proposal would divide the United States into 13 regions and centralize authority for different parts of Interior within those boundaries. ... This new structure would be accompanied by a dramatic shift in location of the headquarters of major bureaus within Interior, such as the Bureau of Land Management ...
The U.S. Interior Department will now funnel certain grants through a political screening intended to ensure the federal dollars "better align" with the ... The memo, first obtained by The Washington Post, directs all Interior bureaus to report back within two weeks on all their financial assistance programs, ...
For the sixth year in a row, the U.S. Department of the Interior's onshore and offshore energy programs have made the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) high-risk list due to their vulnerability to fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement. Instead of taking steps to address these issues, however, ...
Kate Kelly was cautiously optimistic when President Donald Trump nominated Ryan Zinke to head the Department of the Interior in March. ... There have been no nominees for some of the department's most key positions: the directors of the Bureau of Land Management, Department of US Fish and Wildlife, ...
“The spirit of American innovation and ingenuity is what built our country, and the Interior Department wants that same spirit and energy to resonate within the realm of outdoor recreation on our public lands,” Zinke said in the release. “By forming this committee, I look forward to hearing from the best and the ...
A separate leader would oversee each region, and directors and field managers from the various Interior bureaus inside each region would report to that person, a chain of command that the FAQ attempts to sketch out. Bureau regional directors generally would report to the regional leader under the ...
The Interior Department's Office of the Inspector General concluded Thursday that subpar drafted policies on body camera use present a risk to the Interior Department and its bureaus, including the U.S. Park Police. The Interior Department currently lacks a finalized official policy on the use of body cameras ...

Thousands of employees at the U.S. Department of the Interior, including those at its regional office in metro Denver, could be in for a shakeup. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke this week started a major push to reorganize the agency and get thousands of employees out of Washington D.C. and large cities like ...
He suggested that the Secretary “look up 'banana republic' ” and then “go fly a Zinke flag to celebrate making us one.” Two days after his trip to Tallahassee, Zinke proposed a complete reorganization of the Interior Department, which currently has some seventy thousand employees. (In September, he told attendees of an ...
Driving from Portland to Pendleton on Wednesday, American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall said he was amazed by the change in scenery and even more surprised by the productivity of agriculture among the sand and sagebrush of Eastern Oregon. “I thought a desert was a desert, and it wouldn't ...
The only Native American lawmaker currently serving in the Idaho Statehouse announced Thursday she's running for governor in 2018. Rep. Paulette Jordan, a ... Echo Hawk eventually was appointed to U.S. Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Indian Affairs by former President Barack Obama in 2009.
“Today I'm pleased to see that after weeks of partisan gridlock, Joe Balash was finally confirmed as a U.S. assistant secretary of the interior for land and minerals,” said Alaska Republican Sen. Dan Sullivan in a statement Thursday. “Joe's work throughout the years as a public servant in Alaska — including ...
Officials said the delay will allow the federal Bureau of Land Management time to review the earlier rule while avoiding tens of millions of dollars in compliance costs to industry that may turn out to be unnecessary. The action marks at least the third time the Trump administration has moved to delay or set ...
In 1921, President Warren G. Harding, R, at the behest of the oil barons who financed his election, appointed Albert Bacon Fall to be his secretary of the Interior. Fall had vowed not only to transfer all public lands to private interests, but also to abolish the Interior Department altogether. As a Cabinet member ...
Republicans Turn To Industry For Advice On How To Reorganize Interior Department ... The Thursday hearing, titled “Transforming the Department of the Interior for the 21st Century,” examined “goals and policy ideas for reorganizing and relocating parts ... What we have seen and heard makes us doubtful.
North Central Climate Center is helping the Bureau of Land Management and Forest Service adjust grazing permits to reflect how climate change is impacting ... This will allow individual villages to learn more about the risks they face, says Stephen Gray, the center's U.S. Geological Survey co-director.
“To us it's priceless because that's part of our heritage,” said Darren Daboda, the chairman of the Moapa Band of Paiutes. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke cited the water district near Mesquite as the main reason behind the recommendation to reduce the monument. Several natural springs are located near ...
Interior Department Nomination Hearing Begins Tuesday For Hill Staffer With Idaho Ties. By Frankie ... Jim Ricsh's office could soon oversee the Bureau if he is selected for an Interior Department post. ... The Interior Department post oversees both the Bureau of Reclamation and the U.S. Geological Survey.
Federman finds this odd, considering that “the realities of climate change are really front and center for the Department of the Interior.” “The department is made up of 10 agencies, including Fish and Wildlife, Bureau of Land Management and the US Geological Survey, all of which do extensive climate ...
The Coast Guard and U.S. Interior Department's Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement were investigating the cause of the incident.
... San Lucas Ranch, and Holy Cow Performance Horses filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of the Interior, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, ...
“Now our federal partners must step up to help us stop further ... being set for other Interior Department agencies, including the Bureau of Land ...
The rules, put forward by the U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management (BLM) back in 2010, allow for responsible ...
Under Zinke, the Interior Department could strip protections from as much as 11.3 ... from BLM, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Reclamation and the ...
2 letter to the U.S. Department of the Interior, Sens. ... the decades-old slot agreements for review by the Interior Department's Bureau of Indian ...
... American Heritage Month Department of the Interior Honors Native American Code Talkers ... In World War I and World War II, the United States military relied on a unique series of ... Photo by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
The agency is the Interior Department, and the hijacker is the ... of the Department of the Interior Actions that Potentially Burden Domestic Energy in late October. ... Loss of billions of dollars to U.S. taxpayers, through loopholes and ... There are 10 different bureaus in the Department of Interior, many of ...
The regional office of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has stated several ... “While the Department of the Interior shares the goals of the state of ...
Interior Department Tells Congress It Supports Saving Snake Dams ... The U.S. Department of Interior supports the goals of a bill intended to preserve ... said Alan Mikkelsen, acting commissioner of the Bureau of Reclamation, ...
Interior Department may expand recreational shooting on federal lands ... United States Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke directed land managers to ... The Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and ...
... percent of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil production remains offline in the aftermath of Hurricane Nate, the U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of ...
Zinke Ridiculed for Flying Special Flag When He Visits Interior Dept DC Office ... (Photo: U.S. Department of the Interior/Flickr) ... bison seal flanked by seven white stars representing the Interior bureaus—comes down. ... often accompanied by ridicule of Zinke's agenda as head of the Interior Department.
The Interior Department is planning to cancel mining withdrawal agreements ... Tom Brewster Photography/Bureau of Land Management/Flickr ... said Kate Kelly, the public lands director for the Center for American Progress.
M.) took the opportunity to question John Ruhs, acting deputy director of operations at Interior's Bureau of Land Management, about a number ...
The Interior Department will delay for one year implementing rules meant to ... Methane accounts for 10 percent of all U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. ... The Trump administration is seeking to roll back the Bureau of Land ...
The Interior Department conducts scientific research through the U.S. ... Survey and works with Native American tribes through the Bureau of ...
Here Are the 10 National Monuments the Interior Department Wants to Shrink or Modify ... Native American tribes who lobbied for years to protect Bears Ears have vowed to fight the decision. ... Bureau of Land Management ...
The Department of the Interior (DOI) has released its Final Report on a review of ... The 43-page report details the nine DOI bureaus with energy “programs and responsibilities,” the actions of each bureau they consider to be ...
Sally Jewell on what's at stake in Trump's Interior Department ... group in the United States that has not had any form of federal recognition. ... The Bureau of Indian Education just has been dealt a pretty tough hand in terms of ...
He would oversee a wide swath of Interior, including the Bureau of Land ... Joe Balash's wife and daughter came to his confirmation hearing in the U.S. Senate. ... Impact Statements on complex projects the Interior Department considers. ... more time with the approval of an assistant secretary of the Interior.


 

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