U.S. 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.
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"The U.S. Department of the Interior has responsibility for most of our nationally owned public lands and natural resources.
This study was issued by the U.S. Department of the Interior as Research & Development Progress Report No.
The Navy plans to withdraw from Vieques by May 1, turning over the island's eastern third to the U.S. Department of the Interior and moving training to spots in Florida and elsewhere on the U.S.
(13.) U.S. Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, and U.S.
The U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Reclamation will conduct security risk assessments for 10 of the nation's largest dams and water treatment facilities.
SIX YEARS AGO, NEARLY 300,000 Native Americans filed a class-action suit against the U.S. Department of the Interior alleging that the department had grossly mismanaged trust funds holding more than $3 billion owed to them from oil and gas leases on Indian land.
2 administrator at the U.S. Department of the Interior. He acknowledged a "revolving-door syndrome" from many kinds of public posts back to private-sector jobs.
Osborn fails to mention that other American Indian nations have not been able to free themselves of the control of the U.S. Department of the Interior, which not only determines how and when those lands can be used, but also restricts any competition against the welfare services it provides to its effectively captive audience.
The contracts include projects for Computer Sciences Raytheon, Lanier Worldwide, the U.S. Department of the Interior, SKF, USA Inc., and others.
The National Park Service, part of the U.S. Department of the Interior, has released a report, Federal Tax Incentives for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings, that summarizes the positive effects of the historic preservation program started 25 years ago.
* Rehabilitation work must meet standards consistent with the Standards of the Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior; and
This project was funded by the U.S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Alaska Outer Continental Shelf Region.

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