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.
April 12, 2013 letter to Members of Congress in support of the Department of the Interior’s New Energy Frontier initiative for renewable energy. The Department of the Interior’s Fiscal Year 2014 budget request is $96.9 million for this program.
Over the next few decades, meeting regional commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions will require major investments in new energy infrastructure. These investments will influence the basic design of the region’s energy system – and its landscape - for many decades to come