In addition, under Secretary Sally Jewell’s leadership, the Department of the Interior and its Bureau of Land Management have taken significant steps to modernize energy production on the millions of acres of publicly owned land they a
President Obama’s latest budget plan, released on Tuesday, March 4, strongly reaffirms his administration’s push to combat climate change by reducing harmful fossil fuel emissions and promoting clean energy technology.
Alan Rowsome, director of conservation funding, gave testimony before the House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee. This is one of the committees that determine the annual budgets for National Parks, National Wildlife Refuges, and other wild lands.
The National Journal recently asked nine opinion leaders what's at stake for the environment as Washington's budget cuts, aka sequestration, go into effect. Wilderness Society President Jamie Williams weighed in.