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

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On March 7, the U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management held a town hall on the offshore drilling plan at the Augusta Civic Center while MPHA and other organizations held their own hearing convened by the Natural Resources Council of Maine in another room.
The U.S. Department of the Interior, or DOI, announced the nation's second offshore wind energy lease sale off the coast of Virginia, the DOI said in a press release Monday.
Sally Jewell has left her job as president and CEO of the REI sporting goods consumer cooperative to become the 51st secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior. Jewell guided REI for the past eight years as CEO and spent five years prior to that as chief operating officer.
The U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has issued a grant to the Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) for up to $2 million so that inmates can train wild horses to be gentle, CNSNews reported.
The act also would prevent the U.S. Department of the Interior from tightening environmental controls on mountaintop removal coal mining and thwart other air emissions rules, including air toxin standards for coal-fired power plants.
The U.S. Department of the Interior presented the award for the project, "Satellite Tracking of Western Arctic Bowhead Whales." The study shows how scientists and Native hunters can work together to develop management strategies of endangered marine mammals.
The U.S. Department of the Interior denied the museum's claim in April, opening the door for the lawsuit.
According to the U.S. Department of the Interior, the project will power 75% of the electricity needed for Nantucket Island, Martha's Vineyard and Cape Cod, and will create hundreds of construction jobs.
A coalition representing 35,000 real estate appraisers, led by the Appraisal Institute, has called on the U.S. Department of the Interior to follow its own Inspector General's direction to hire a chief appraiser.
The U.S. Department of the Interior has authority for granting final approval of the right-of-way agreement.
All high bids are subject to approval by the Minerals Management Service (MMS) of the U.S. Department of the Interior.
Last spring, the U.S. Department of the Interior listed the polar bear as "threatened" under the Environmental Species Act.
Providing long-term grazing land and habitat for livestock and wildlife was a central part of the award-winning reclamation, which was recognized by both the state of Wyoming and the U.S. Department of the Interior's Office of Surface Mining.
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