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.
Other contenders for Trump's secretary of the interior pick include Forrest Lucas, the founder of Lucas Oil, Oklahoma Gov.
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.
The peregrine falcon has staged such a successful comeback from the dark days of DDT that it may soon be taken off the endangered species list, Secretary of the Interior Bruce Babbitt said June 30.
A Secretary of the Interior once accused a director of the American Forestry and Association of being a "stooge of the lumber interests.
Regis Mohawk Tribe, Associate Deputy Secretary of the Interior James Cason indicated that the Department of the Interior anticipates continued political scrutiny of the ability of Tribes, such as the St.
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke received President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands Hilda Heine, in an issue-packed visit at the 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.
The competitive lease sale offshore Virginia will mark an important transition from planning to action when it comes to capturing the enormous clean energy potential offered by Atlantic wind," said Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell.
As Secretary of the Interior and Local Government, he has been handling too many important matters.

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