Department of the Interior

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Noun1.Department of the Interior - the United States federal department charged with conservation and the development of natural resourcesDepartment of the Interior - 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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His historical recollections have been recorded by the United States Department of the Interior and are part of the permanent record in the USS Arizona Memorial in Hawaii.
* The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement - also referred to as the Office of Surface Mining (OSM) - is a bureau within the United States Department of the Interior which aims to protect the environment and society from the harmful effects of the surface coal mining.
IKES, Secretary, United States Department of the Interior, 1947

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