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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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The amendment will continue a moratorium on the implementation of procedures by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior for fiscal year 1999.
As stewards of one-fifth of the countrys public lands, primarily in the West, we know that our ability to be prepared for wildfires and reduce their severity is paramount to protecting communities and saving lives, said U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt.
Commission members were appointed by U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke.
The lawyer is referring to the Central Arizona Water Conservation District, which operates the 336-mile long CAP canal, the U.S. Secretary of the Interior, and the Arizona Department of Water Resources.
The General Motors (GM) Technical Center in Warren has been named a National Historic Landmark by the National Park Service (NPS) and the U.S. Secretary of the Interior, ranking it among 2,544 sites recognized as "places that possess exceptional value and quality in illustrating or interpreting the heritage of the United States."
In a questionable effort to save money and create greater efficiency, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has proposed merging the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) into the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).
He also said that the decision had not been taken lightly and was the result of one year of thoughtful consideration from members of his administration including U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, and Carol Browner, White House Energy and Climate Change Director.
Environmentalists, timber companies and forested counties that want federal logging to produce revenue for schools and public services have been awaiting Kulongoski's "consistency review," which is one of the final steps before the management plan can be adopted by the U.S. secretary of the interior.
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne recently announced the appointment of Randall Luthi as director of the Minerals Management Service (MMS).
The Court noted that the Indian Reorganization Act enables tribes to petition the U.S. Secretary of the Interior to place tribally owned lands in trust, and thereby render them non-taxable.
Alexander also introduced and helped pass the Green McAdoo School National Historic Site Study Act, legislation which became law in 2009 and directed the U.S. Secretary of the Interior to study the feasibility of designating the Green McAdoo School as a unit of the National Park System.
The landmark program is administered by the National Park Service on behalf of the U.S. Secretary of the Interior.

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