Deb Haaland

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland announced a pair of climate-related secretarial orders on Friday, April 16, 2021. (Photo: U.S. Department of the Interior)
"Today's orders make certain that the Interior Department is no longer going to serve as a rubber-stamp for the coal and oil and gas industries."
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Interior Secretary Deb Haalands stands in Bears Ears National Monument in Utah.
Campaigners tell Biden's new Interior Secretary to undo the attack on Bears...
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Interior Secretary Deb Haaland is the first Native American Cabinet member in U.S. history. (Photo: Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc. via Getty Images)
The department said the new unit will "put the full weight of the federal...


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