DOI Makes Additional Investment in Lake Mead Water Conservation

The funding will improve metering and distribution to save 700,000 acre-feet of water. The Department of the Interior (DOI) distributed $700 million to long-term water conservation projects around…

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Interior Department Implements Reforms in Federal Oil and Gas Leasing Regulations

A new rule is intended to balance development, taxpayer returns, and environmental protection. The Department of the Interior announced a final rule that updates the Bureau of Land…

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Interior Department Invests in Native Seed Initiatives

The department will reseed wild areas damaged by the effects of climate change. The Department of the Interior invested $18 million into the new National Seed Strategy Keystone…

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Funding for Ecosystem Restoration in Eight States Released

The funds from the Bureau of Land Management will go to local restoration projects in Western states and Florida. The Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management…

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Bureau of Land Management Adds States to Solar Power Development

The agency increased the number of Western states from the original 2012 plan. The Bureau of Land Management updated the plan for solar power development in the western…

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Interior Publishes 2024-2029 National Outer Continental Shelf Program

The 2024-2029 plan further reduces oil and gas leases, enables offshore wind. The U.S. Department of the Interior published its final 2024–2029 National Outer Continental Shelf Oil and…

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Interior Department Advances 15 Renewable Energy Projects

Multiple facilities will be created to generate power. Secretary Deb Haaland announced this month that the Department of the Interior is moving forward with 15 renewable energy projects…

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Interior Department Updates Climate Policy

Secretary announces creation of Climate Science Application Team. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland has announced four updated climate policies for the Department of the Interior, working to…

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Large Lithium Deposit Discovered in U.S. 

The mineral is needed for batteries In a volcanic crater located along the Nevada-Oregon border may be the largest deposit of lithium in the world. It is estimated…

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Tribes and Environmentalists Appeal Lithium Mine Construction

President’s administration pursues domestic lithium for electric vehicle production. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently heard arguments from environmentalists and tribal communities opposing the construction of a…

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