The funding comes from oil and gas lease revenues generated in Colorado, that were collected through 2008, to clean up the former Anvil Points Federal oil shale research site.
The small aircraft support Interior’s land stewardship responsibilities with advancements in technologies that improve resource management and facilitate emergency response.
The grants will go to 51 projects in 24 states that preserve sites and highlight stories related to the African American struggle for equality in the 20th century.
The proposed bill would use up to $18 billion in revenue derived from energy produced on federal lands and waters to establish a special fund within the Treasury specifically for “National Park Restoration”.
Secretary Zinke today announced efforts to strengthen the federal offshore oil and gas inspection program with initiatives that the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement will institute by mid-2018.
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs John Tahsuda announced today that the Department of the Interior has signed an agreement with the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Oregon to guide implementation of the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.
The Department of the Interior’s Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) today announced the availability of the Fiscal Year 2018 Abandoned Mine Land (AML) Reclamation grants, which will provide $300.7 million to states and tribes to reclaim abandoned coal mines.
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke today announced a $60 million cooperative agreement with the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation (RBFF) to help retain and recruit recreational anglers and boaters of all ages. Zinke is also announcing $14 million in Boating Infrastructure Grants (BIG), which support water-related outdoor recreation and tourism by improving …
Drone flights to support natural resource management across DOI, including support to firefighters suppressing wildfires, increased 82 percent from 2016 to 2017.