Secretary of the Interior


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Secretary of the Interior

The head of the U.S. federal government department charged with overseeing national parks and most other land owned by the federal government. The secretary is also responsible for conserving wildlife and managing U.S. relations with Native Americans. He or she is appointed by the president of the United States and confirmed by the Senate.
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Recommendation: To increase Interior's assurance that it is accurately measuring oil and gas produced on federal lands and waters, and to provide greater assurance that key elements in the oil and gas production infrastructure are adequately overseen, the Secretary of the Interior should determine the extent to which Interior has authority regarding pipelines, including meters that pipeline companies own, as well as other methods transportation companies use to ship and measure oil and gas produced from federal leases.
There was a brief moment, in the earliest days of the Bush Administration, when it appeared the White House might balance its thirst for oil with a nod toward wilderness protection by naming John Turner as Secretary of the Interior.
At a time when new Secretary of the Interior Bruce Babbitt claims the Forest Service is broken and needs fixing, we have a glaring example of the agency not being allowed to do its job.
Recommendation: To improve the Minerals Management Service's oversight of the RIK gas program and help ensure that the nation receives its fair share of RIK gas, the Secretary of the Interior should audit the operators and imbalance data of a sample of leases taken in kind and, on the basis of the audit findings, establish a risk-based auditing program for the RIK properties.
Within a short time, AFA was actively helping Greeley--who had by then become chief--fight to save Alaska (see "Retooling the Tongass" on page 50) and block an attempt by Secretary of the Interior Albert B.
Former Secretary of the Interior will address Bakken, Niobrara event attendees in Denver
My bill directs the Secretary of the Interior to seek to 'preserve recreational opportunities and facilitating access to open space for a variety of recreational users,''' he said.
When the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee called Secretary of the Interior Bruce Babbitt to testify in its campaign finance hearings this October, it looked as though Republicans might have at long last found a smoking gun in the Democratic fund-raising controversy.
Because of the unsettled patterns of land ownership there, brought about by the Alaska Native Interest Lands Conservation Act, the Secretary of the Interior in 1981 directed BLM to suspend Wilderness studies there.
Ziglar has served at various times as Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Water and Science, as a law clerk to U.
Chief Secretary of the Interior, Chief Commissar, Svetlozar Lazarov, says the information about the vessel has been received around 10 am Wednesday from the Regional Center for Coordination of the Integrated System for Monitoring the Sea Border.

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