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The Department of the Interior (DOI) is the nation’s principal conservation agency. Interior is a large, decentralized agency with over 67,000 employees and 180,000 volunteers located at approximately 2,400 operating locations across the United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. territories, and freely associated states.

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Vice President Pence and Secretary Bernhardt Highlight the Need for Bipartisan Fix to National...

National
Vice President Mike Pence and U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt visited Yellowstone National Park to renew the Trump Administration’s call for bipartisan legislation to fix infrastructure at National Parks
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$17+ Million in Grants Will Help States, Local Communities Keep Waters Clean, Economies Thriving

National
Water-loving outdoor recreationists and local communities in 27 states will have additional resources to help boaters keep America’s waters clean, thanks to more than $17 million in Clean Vessel Act program grants from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
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Secretary Bernhardt Announces $106.8 Million for Recreation, Wildfire, Other Public Lands Projects in Nevada...

California
U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt announced the commitment of more than $106.8 million to support 47 public lands projects throughout Nevada and the California side of the Lake Tahoe Basin. These projects, which encompass a broad range of recreation improvements, wildlife habitat conservation
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Acting Secretary Bernhardt Statement on President Trump’s Executive Orders Promoting Energy Infrastructure and Economic...

President Trump signed two Executive Orders promoting energy infrastructure and economic growth. Acting U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt released the following statement. "Today’s executive orders to streamline permitting processes will further remove barriers to responsible development.
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Acting Secretary Bernhardt Statement on President Trump’s Executive Orders Promoting Energy Infrastructure and Economic...

President Trump signed two Executive Orders promoting energy infrastructure and economic growth. Acting U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt released the following statement:President Trump
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$20 Million in Grants Will Support Recreational Boating Infrastructure Projects

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG) program continues its substantial contributions to recreational boaters and local communities and their economies through this year’s award of $20.6 million in grants to states and U.S. territories.
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Acting Secretary Bernhardt Signs Order to Ensure Public Access is Considered in Land Transactions

Acting Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt signed a secretarial order directing that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) adequately weigh public access for outdoor recreation – including hunting and fishing
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Interior Partners with Private Land Owners to Fund Conservation Initiatives

Acting Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt announced that through continued implementation of Secretarial Order 3362, “Improving Habitat Quality
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Acting Secretary David Bernhardt Visits Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park

On the heels of the National Park Service’s recent acquisition of the birth home and life home of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Acting U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt on Wednesday
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Interior Increases Access to Renowned Madison River fly-fishing Destination

Advancing the Trump Administration's priority of increasing public access to the American outdoors, the Bureau of Land Management has finalized the purchase of more than four miles of land
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Secretary Zinke Designates A.P. Tureaud Home the Fifth Historic Site within the African American...

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke today announced the designation of the A.P. Tureaud, Sr. Home as the fifth historic site within the African American Civil Rights Network. Secretary Zinke was joined by the family of Alexander Pierre (A.P.) Tureaud, Sr.. A.P. Tureaud made major contributions to advancing the goals of the African-American Civil Rights Movement as a preeminent civil rights attorney in Louisiana
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Secretary Zinke Applauds President Trump’s Memorandum on Western Water

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke cheered President Trump’s memorandum on western water. The memorandum directs the Department of the Interior and the Department of Commerce to work together to deliver western communities the water supplies they need to irrigate millions of acres of farmland and provide water and power to millions of Americans.
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Assistant Secretary Sweeney Announces $74.2 Million in Funding for Design-Build Contracts for Two New...

Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Tara Mac Lean Sweeney announced the Blackwater Community School, located within the Gila River Indian Community in Coolidge, Ariz., will receive $30.1 million dollars, and the Quileute Tribe will receive $44.1 million dollars for the Quileute Tribal School located on Quileute reservation in La Push, Wash., to award design-build contracts for new school buildings. In 2016, Indian Affairs selected both schools as two of 10 schools for replacement through the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) replacement school construction process.
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Interior Releases Finding of No Significant Impact for Central North Dakota Water Supply Project

The Bureau of Reclamation has completed the environmental assessment (EA) and released the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Central North Dakota Water Supply Project.
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Secretary Zinke Designates Medgar and Myrlie Evers Home as African American Civil Rights Network...

Recognizing the immense impact that Medgar Evers’ life and Myrlie Evers' contribution had on the African American civil rights movement, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke today designated the Medgar and Myrlie Evers Home as an official African American Civil Rights Network (AARCN) site. He also announced the Trump Administration is opening up the formal public comment process to designate the home a national monument.
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Secretary Zinke Kicks Off National Parks Infrastructure Discussion at Bipartisan Event

Highlighting the need to repair and rebuild our parks, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke spoke Tuesday at a bi-partisan event at the Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument. The focus of the event was on fixing and preserving national park infrastructure and the $11.6 billion maintenance backlog currently facing our nation’s 417 national parks.
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Local Communities to Receive Record $552.8 Million in PILT

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced today that over 1,900 local governments around the country will receive $552.8 million in Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) funding for 2018. This is the largest amount ever allocated in the program’s 40-year history.
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Cameron (Cam) Sholly Named Superintendent of Yellowstone National Park

National Park Service (NPS) Deputy Director P. Daniel Smith announced the selection of Cameron (Cam) Sholly to be the new Superintendent of Yellowstone National Park. "As a veteran of the National Park Service, Cam has a track record of working with local communities and Tribes on important wildlife and conservation work
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Secretary Zinke and Blackfeet Nation Chairman Barnes Sign Documents Implementing the Blackfeet Water Rights...

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke and Blackfeet Nation Chairman Harry Barnes today signed documents implementing the Blackfeet Water Rights Settlement of 2016 and the accompanying Blackfeet Water Compact, which resolve a decades-long battle by the Blackfeet Tribe of Montana to protect its water rights while also accommodating state and federal water requirements.
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Secretary Zinke Announces over $61 Million for States to Support Parks and Outdoor Recreation

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke today announced that $61.6 million in revenues available through the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) will be distributed to the 50 states, the Territories, and the District of Columbia for Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) grants that support outdoor recreation and conservation projects.

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Hanley Investment Group Completes Sale of Multi-Tenant Shop Building Shadow-anchored by...

Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors, a nationally recognized real estate brokerage and advisory firm specializing in retail property sales, announced today that the firm arranged the sale of a multi-tenant shop building shadow-anchored by Sprouts Farmers Market

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