DOI Responds to Hualapai Tribe’s Water Rights Settlement

Administration brokers deal between Tribal, state, and federal governments. Officials from the Department of the Interior (DOI) joined members of the Hualapai Tribe to celebrate the approval of…

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Interior Department Funds Electricity for Tribal Homes

Tribal Electrification Program seeks to provide resilient energy for Native Americans. The Department of the Interior (DOI) recently announced the launch of a new grant program, the Tribal…

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Interior Allocates Funding to Expand Western Water Storage

Secretary Haaland announces the investment of $152 million which is expected to add 1.7 million acre-feet of storage capacity. The Department of the Interior (DOI) distributed $152 million…

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Interior Begins Review of Water Conservation Proposal

Seven states of the Lower Colorado River Basin reach long-awaited consensus. The Department of the Interior (DOI) is withdrawing its proposal for water conservation in the Colorado River…

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Supreme Court Scales Back EPA Power 

The unanimous decision is a win for property rights.  This week, the Supreme Court restricted the authority of the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers…

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States Reach Deal on Colorado River Water 

Interior Department will conduct an environmental review before federal authorization is given. An agreement to draw less water from the Colorado River was reached over the weekend between…

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Interior Announces Desalination Facility Funding

The investment will advance studies and pilots for advanced water delivery and purification. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland visited the Brackish Groundwater National Desalination Research Facility in…

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Energy Department Adds Dishwashers to Energy Efficiency List

New standards are being established to make home appliances “climate-friendly.”  U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm announced that household dishwashers will receive new efficiency standards as part of…

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Secretary Haaland Represents U.S. at U.N Water Conference

The secretary highlights U.S. actions to address climate crisis. The United Nations (UN) held their 2023 Water Conference in New York City, where Secretary of the Interior Deb…

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Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Tribal Water Rights 

The Colorado River is at a historic low.  In a 1969 treaty, the federal government guaranteed the Navajo Nation it would meet its agricultural needs, including water. In…

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