Secretary of the Interior

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Noun1.Secretary of the Interior - the position of the head of the Department of the Interior; "the position of Interior Secretary was created in 1849"
secretaryship - the position of secretary
United States Cabinet, US Cabinet - a board to advise the President; members are the secretaries of executive departments; the United States constitution does not provide for the cabinet
2.Secretary of the Interior - the person who holds the secretaryship of the Interior DepartmentSecretary of the Interior - the person who holds the secretaryship of the Interior Department; "President Taylor appointed Thomas Ewing as the first Secretary of the Interior"
secretary - a person who is head of an administrative department of government
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One of the Indian boys was taken ill, and it became my duty to take him to Washington, deliver him over to the Secretary of the Interior, and get a receipt for him, in order that he might be returned to his Western reservation.
Soon, the Senate will consider the nomination of Joseph Balash to serve as the Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Land and Minerals Management.
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced his latest initiative to reemphasize hunting and fishing at the Department with a new temporary addition to the employee cafeteria: the arcade game 'Big Buck Hunter Pro'" the agency said in a statement.
In November 2008, Secretary of the Interior Camilo Mourino died when the Learjet 45 he was flying in crashed into a Mexico City street during rush hour, killing 13 people, including all eight on board the plane, and setting dozens of cars ablaze.
When Ken Salazar became secretary of the interior for the Obama administration in February 2009, however, additional lease offers were withdrawn which would have made expansions of existing programmes possible.
Recommendation: To increase Interior's assurance that it is accurately measuring oil and gas produced on federal lands and waters, and to improve the consistency and efficiency of Interior's oil and gas measurement regulations and policies, the Secretary of the Interior should empower a centralized panel consisting of staff with measurement expertise from BLM and OEMM to annually review changes in the industry measurement technologies and standards that Interior's regulations reference to determine whether the related regulations should be updated.
The latest hint comes from the resignation of his pal Gale Norton, the Secretary of the Interior, which at least a few observers believe was motivated by the fear that the Abramoff investigation could lead to her doorstep.
The nomination was passed by the advisory board in September and is awaiting the signature of the secretary of the interior, said the Rev.
We thought it was entirely possible to remove the dam, restore the valley, and provide water and power at least equal to what comes out of [the Tuolumne River] now--if only [San Francisco] would operate the river system properly," says Donald Hodel, then Secretary of the Interior under President Ronald Reagan.
136) to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to provide supplemental funding and other services that are necessary to assist certain local school districts in the State of California in providing educational services for students attending schools located within Yosemite National Park, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to adjust the boundaries of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, and for other purposes, having considered the same, reports favorably thereon with amendments and recommends that the bill, as amended, do pass.
Several national and railroad industry leaders participated in the event, including former Secretary of the Interior Bruce Babbitt, Texas Congressman Max Sandlin and Transportation and Technology Center executive Ed Groves.
Secretary of the Interior, as she discussed endangered species, river navigation and other issues that affect a broad segment of farmers and ranchers.

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