Department of the Interior


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U.S. Department of the Interior

A department in the United States charged with overseeing national parks and most other land owned by the federal government. It is also responsible for conserving wildlife and managing U.S. relations with Native Americans. It was established in 1849.

Department of the Interior (DOI)

A department of the federal government, established in 1849 to take charge of the country's internal affairs.Lightheartedly referred to as the “department of everything else” at one time, it was originally responsible for all affairs not handled by the Department of Foreign Affairs (now the State Department), Treasury Department, and War (now Defense) Department. Today, it is responsible for Indian affairs, national parks, wildlife management, and surface mining, to name a few areas. More information is available at its Web site, www.doi.gov, which includes Webcams for several national parks and the city of Washington,D.C.

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With the Department of the Interior also promoting recreational user fees, corporate sponsorship of park activities, and partnerships for bio-prospecting (companies looking to develop new drugs from microbes, plants, and animals) in the parks, one can start to imagine Smokey the Bear recast as ComCast Bear, Arches National Park as Golden Arches National Park, or hip ads promoting Yellowstone washed jeans.
The policy and the plan facilitate the Department of the Interior s internal efforts in adapting to natural and cultural resources management activities, accounting for changing conditions and avoiding or minimizing impacts to people and built assets, working with tribes in their adaptation efforts.
Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Eastern States, +1-703-440-1713
Work on the Grand Casinos Coushatta development had been suspended last November while the Department of the Interior considered the trust issue.
The Department of the Interior has been proactive in its effort to increase security and Symantec's solutions for protecting sensitive data and interactions will allow them to manage security needs in a way that best fits the organization.
Since then, the Department of the Interior has worked at acquiring numerous holdings within the new Mojave preserve and surrounding wilderness areas.
Many of the people who live in the Bristol Bay region have individually voiced opposition to the proposed Pebble Mine in the past, but this is an unprecedented move that sends a resounding, unified message to the Governor, Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Department of the Interior and Alaska's Congressional Delegation to protect this land and the jobs, families and communities it supports," said RRC Chief Operating Officer Scott Brennan.
But Pena, working with the National Park Service and the Department of the Interior, is trying to develop a set of national standards that would include flight restrictions over national parks.
Department of the Interior continues to consider whether to take the proposed site into trust.
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8 million, 10-year contract to help the Department of the Interior improve efficiency by standardizing and automating its procurement processes.
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