Interior Department News
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Secretary Salazar Charts Future for Landsat Satellite Program MON, MARCH 21, 2011, 02:19 PM EST BOULDER, CO - Today, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced plans to make the Department of the Interior the permanent manager of the Landsat series of Earth observation satellites. Read More >
Media Advisory: Secretary Salazar, Director Bromwich to Discuss Status of Ongoing Efforts to Increase Safe Oil and Gas Production MON, MARCH 21, 2011, 01:07 PM EST Secretary Salazar and Director Bromwich will host a media conference call to discuss ongoing efforts to increase the safety of oil and gas development on the Outer Continental Shelf, and the status of shallow and deep water permitting. Read More >
Media Advisory: Secretary Salazar to Make Major Wyoming Energy Announcement MON, MARCH 21, 2011, 12:42 PM EST WASHINGTON, D.C. -- On Tuesday, March 22, 2011, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will make a major energy announcement in Cheyenne, Wyoming with Governor Matt Mead. Read More >
Interior Announces Proposed Settlement of Gray Wolf Lawsuit FRI, MARCH 18, 2011, 02:08 PM EST The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has reached an agreement with the majority of plaintiffs to settle ongoing litigation over a Federal District Court's decision to reinstate ESA protections for gray wolves in the northern Rocky Mountains. Read More >
Media Advisory: Secretary Salazar to Visit Ball Aerospace, Highlight Interior's Role in Space-Based Science FRI, MARCH 18, 2011, 10:47 AM EST On Monday, March 21st, 2011, Interior Secretary Salazar, Assistant Secretary Castle, USGS Director McNutt and NASA Chief Scientist Abdalati will tour the Ball Aerospace Boulder Campus to discuss the future of the Landsat program... Read More >