United States Department of the Interior

This handout provided by RES Americas shows the 166 megawatt Hackberry Wind Farm near Albany, Texas. (AP Photo/RES Americas)

For wind power, US extends permit for eagle deaths

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Friday it will allow some companies to kill or injure bald and golden eagles for up to 30 years without penalty, an effort to spur development and investment […]

12/06/2013

Department of the Interior seal

Interior: Cuts will reduce hours at national parks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Interior Department says automatic spending cuts set to take effect next month could lead to reduced hours and services at national parks, wildlife refuges and other public lands.

02/14/2013

Sally Jewell

Outdoor retail exec picked for Interior

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Obama nominated outdoor business executive Sally Jewell to lead the Interior Department. Obama said Jewell has earned national recognition for her support of outdoor recreation and habitat conservation.

02/06/2013

Inscription "I WAS A DRUM MAJOR FOR JUSTICE PEACE AND RIGHTEOUSNESS", on side of "Stone of Hope" sculpture of Martin Luther King Jr., Washington, DC (AP Photo)

Quote on MLK Memorial to be removed

WASHINGTON (AP) – Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is endorsing a plan to remove an inscription from the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, rather than cut into the granite to replace it with a fuller quotation.

12/11/2012

Indian Affairs nomination hearing held for NM dean

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – University of New Mexico Law School Dean Kevin Washburn says he would work to ensure the federal government meets its obligations to American Indians if confirmed as the Interior Department’s assistant […]

09/14/2012

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