Interior Department

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the United States federal department charged with conservation and the development of natural resources

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I urge the Trump Administration and Interior Department to reverse course on this decision immediately, and to put the will of the American people and health of the natural world above the pipe dreams of his comrades in the fossil fuel industry for once.
Last week Zinke signed an order that would allow more hunting and fishing on federal lands managed by the Interior Department.
But the Interior Department should take a cue from the private sector and go a step further by imposing a carbon adder on coal sales.
Interior Department spokeswoman Nedra Darling said the agency had received the letter and was developing a response.
While neither the EPA nor the Interior Department make recommendations about whether President Obama should approve the controversial project, it's increasingly clear that he should say no and make the tough, necessary decision that protects the environment and future generations of Americans.
The Interior Department estimates the central and western parts of the Gulf of Mexico hold more than 40 billion barrels of oil and at least 200 trillion cubic feet of natural gas.
The Interior Department and Shell both insist that they have learned the lessons of the disastrous BP spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
A US government probe of BP's Atlantis production platform in the Gulf of Mexico found no evidence of significant safety breaches, the Interior Department said.
XE) and privately held Ferrostaal AG, has secured approval from the United States Interior Department for a 500-megawatt solar-thermal power plant.
The Interior Department was criticized after the oil spill at BPs Deep Water Horizon offshore-oil platform for lax enforcement and of being too close to the industry it supervises, prompting Obama to announce an overhaul.
But environmental groups say the recently renamed Minerals Management Service, the Interior Department agency that oversees oil exploration, approved BP's environmental review in 2008 with minimal changes.
Martin Feldman, the US district judge in New Orleans, said the moratorium was arbitrarily imposed and that the US interior department failed to provide adequate reasoning for the moratorium.
Last year, according to a recent Washington Post story, "the Interior Department exempted BP's Gulf of Mexico drilling operation from a detailed environmental impact analysis.
A year later, unemployment hovers near 10 percent and the Interior Department has paid just 10 percent of the allocated $3,000,000,000 in stimulus funds that was intended to create jobs--not exactly reflective of the abundant 'shovel-ready' projects that were promised.
United States president Barack Obamaannouncedthat a former Secret Service agent who helped expose lobbyists' corruption at the Interior Department will oversee theEURUS787 billion (pounds 545 billion) economic stimulus plan.
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