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US Department of Interior


Tribes, Conservationists Urge Haaland to Restore 'Sacred' National Monuments During Utah Visit

Campaigners tell Biden's new Interior Secretary to undo the attack on Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante.

Andrea Germanos ·


Haaland Announces New Missing and Murdered Indigenous Unit at Interior

The department said the new unit will "put the full weight of the federal government into investigating these cases and marshal law enforcement resources across federal agencies and throughout Indian country."

Brett Wilkins ·


With Deb Haaland Leading the Interior Department, Perhaps the United States Has Begun to Grow up Ecologically

It's definitely time for an enormous shift in the consciousness of those who see themselves as exceptional and believe they're in charge of the planet.

Robert C. Koehler ·


'Unfortunate, If Not Unexpected': Biden Criticized for Resuming Public Land Drilling Permits

"We call on President Biden to keep his promise: a full and complete ban on fracking and fossil fuel extraction on public lands. Full stop."

Kenny Stancil ·


'Historic and Hopeful Moment': Senate Confirms Haaland as Interior Secretary

One campaigner called her confirmation "a tremendous win for Indigenous communities, the waters, parks, and lands across our country, and the climate."

Jessica Corbett ·


Schumer Vows to Push Through 'Republican Obstruction' and Confirm Deb Haaland as Interior Secretary

The Senate majority leader said he "just filed cloture to move ahead" with the New Mexico congresswoman's nomination.

Brett Wilkins ·


'Glad That's Settled': Manchin Backs Haaland for Interior

The West Virginia Democrat's announcement signals a key hurdle for her confirmation as secretary is cleared.

Andrea Germanos ·


After Trump Was Allowed to Let Lobbyist Run Interior Dept., Manchin Called to 'Do What's Right' and Confirm Haaland

"The opposition to Congresswoman Haaland's confirmation is narrow and guided by money, not the qualifications or historic importance of what the nomination of Deb Haaland will do for this country."

Kenny Stancil ·


Deb Haaland Attacked by Fossil Fuel Industry

If Haaland follows through on the actions the oil and gas industry and their allies in Congress are worried about, she will be the most effective Interior Secretary in recent memory. 

Wenonah Hauter ·


'Right Person to Lead the Charge Against the Existential Threats of Our Time': Nearly 500 Groups Call for Haaland's Confirmation

"Rep. Haaland's confirmation would be both an historic and much-needed step toward reckoning with a long and troubling legacy while building new, lasting, equitable achievements."

Andrea Germanos ·

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