Interior Department

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Noun1.Interior Department - the United States federal department charged with conservation and the development of natural resourcesInterior Department - the United States federal department charged with conservation and the development of natural resources; created in 1849
executive department - a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States
FWS, United States Fish and Wildlife Service, US Fish and Wildlife Service - an agency in the Department of the Interior that conserves and protects fish and wildlife and their habitats; assesses the environmental impact of pesticides and nuclear power site and hydroelectric dams and thermal pollution
National Park Service - an agency of the Interior Department responsible for the national parks
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Watson also has suffered recently from his ham-fisted handling of a shareholder revolt over his company's environmental practices, has been criticized for snubbing his nose at Interior Department officials investigating Chevron's corruption over Alaska oil and gas royalties, and recently had five prominent company critics arrested at the annual meeting when challenged about Chevron's poor human rights record.
Interior Department to take action on permit applications for drilling in the Gulf of Mexico.
KARACHI, January 18, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Interior department Sindh, has given the authority of filing case against violators of ban on pillion riding, to Station House Officer (SHO) under section CrPC 195, here on Tuesday.
A major component of the Interior Department is the U.
WASHINGTON - The Interior Department denied Wednesday that it collected hundreds of millions of dollars less than it should have last year from companies that pump oil and gas on federal land.
In this massive deal, the Interior Department last year acquired toxic lands near the Dugway Proving Grounds (a chemical weapons testing site) and surrendered land near the entrance to Zion National Park, where two golf courses will be carved into one of the most scenic spots on Earth.
The site of the Stonewall Inn was designated a national historic landmark by the Interior Department on March 2.
IN 1986, ROBERT BERMAN, THEN A SENIOR economist at the Interior Department, got a memo from the office of Gray Davis, then the Controller for the state of California.
Interior Department, which has created more than 200 Habitat Conservation Plans (HCPs), likens its detailed reports to modern arks.
Last month, 107 ecologists and exotic-species research scientists petitioned the Interior Department to institute a similar U.
He chairs the Interior Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee, where he oversees the budgets of the Forest Service in addition to those of the Interior Department.
Interior Department estimated that least 45 deaths and 19 injuries at abandoned mine sites have occurred just in the anthracite mine region of Pennsylvania in the past 30 years.

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